Officer hurt by falling tree in serious condition

Officer hurt by falling tree in serious condition

Officer hurt by falling tree in serious condition

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by David Krough, kgw.com Staff

NWCN.com

Posted on November 19, 2012 at 7:13 PM

Updated Tuesday, Nov 20 at 5:53 PM

PORTLAND - A Portland police officer underwent surgery Monday after he was seriously injured by a falling tree on Hayden Island.

Paul Meyer, a 19-year veteran of the force, was in serious condition Tuesday.

Officers were training on ATVs at the time. A witness said a telephone pole-sized tree fell about 30 feet and hit Meyer.

Well wishes can be sent to: Portland Police Bureau SERT Attn: Officer Meyer & Family 449 Northeast Emerson Street Portland, Oregon 97211

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