Man injured by falling tree at senior care center dies at hospital

WEST LINN, Ore. --  A man at a West Linn senior care home died at a hospital after he was injured by a tree that fell onto the home and hit him late Thursday afternoon.

Robert L. Ruff, 90, was sitting on a patio when the 60-foot tall tree crashed down, according to Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue.

He was taken to Oregon Health & Science University hospital where he died late Thursday evening.

TVF&R said the falling tree was unrelated to thunderstorms that swept through the Portland metro area. The tree fell in the 20000 block of Willamette Drive.

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