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Man Crashes Into Tree On Homemade Kelso Zip Line

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KELSO, Washington (AP) - Rescuers say a 45-year-old man suffered traumatic injuries to his head, arms and legs when he crashed into a tree on property near Kelso when the brakes failed on a homemade zip line.
    
Cowlitz 2 Fire and Rescue says a high-angle technical team responded to help the man Sunday evening about 20 feet up the tree.
    
He was flown to Peace Health Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver.

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