Saco woman trapped after tree falls on car

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PORTLAND (AP) — Officials say a Saco woman was trapped in her car and suffered minor injuries in South Portland after a giant maple tree fell on her car during a rainstorm.

South Portland Fire Chief Kevin Guimond told The Portland Press Herald (http://bit.ly/1DMheb3 ) Mary Keefe was driving west on Broadway at around 1 p.m. Tuesday when a tree fell on her sedan.

Guimond says the tree crushed the roof and sent a tree limb through the windshield. The limb scraped Keefe’s face and came within an inch of her head.

He says the impact of the crash caused the car to stop.

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Crews cut off Keefe’s sweatshirt to get her out of the car.

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