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Woman impaled by tree limb has 7 broken ribs, husband says


PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Maine passenger who was impaled when a falling pine tree struck the vehicle she was riding in suffered seven broken ribs, but she's getting better day by day, her husband said Friday.

Theresa Roy, 79, has a long recovery ahead, said her husband, David Roy. But he said he's just happy they're alive after the bizarre incident that destroyed their vehicle and injured both of them.

"I feel like we had a guardian angel," he said.

David Roy, 78, said he and his wife were driving home to Oakland on a two-lane road because their vehicle had been buffeted by strong winds e...

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