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Tree falls on vehicle near uptown Charlotte, two injured

Two people were injured after a tree fell on their vehicle on the 300 block of Morehead Street in Charlotte Wednesday afternoon.
Two people were injured after a tree fell on their vehicle on the 300 block of Morehead Street in Charlotte Wednesday afternoon. WBTV

Two people were injured after a tree fell on their vehicle near uptown Charlotte Wednesday.

The incident happened just after 5:30 p.m. on the 300 block of Morehead Street. Police say high winds knocked over the tree, which fell on a work van.

Two people inside the van were trapped inside and had to be rescued. Police say they were taken to a local hospital with minor injuries. Their names have not been released.

Traffic was diverted around the scene while crews worked to clear the tree from the roadway.

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