SCDOT worker injured after tree limb falls on him in Blacksburg


CHEROKEE COUNTY, SC (WSPA) – A Department of Transportation employee was hurt after a tree fell Wednesday morning in Blacksburg.

A South Carolina Department of Transportation official said the incident happened on West Lime Street.

A worker was reportedly cutting a tree that had fallen on a telephone pole, when a limb fell on him and injured him.

DOT officials said the injury was serious, but non life-threatening. The worker is expected to be ok.

Emergency and fire crews responded to the scene.

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