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SF police sergeant faces life-threatening injuries after being struck by fallen tree

A black and white police vehicle with a San Francisco police star on its door is parked.
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A San Francisco police officer is facing life-threatening injuries after he was struck by a falling tree while on duty amid stormy weather in the city Tuesday afternoon.

The 16-year veteran of the police department was transported to a hospital, San Francisco police said on Twitter on Wednesday.

His family requests privacy at this time, according to police.

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