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      Tree crushes National Park Service worker's vehicle

      It was lunch time, so a worker for the National Park Service pulled into Fort Macy Park off the George Washington Parkway in McLean. Then co-worker Paul Walls got a phone call.

      His friend said he was bleeding.

      A large tree fell across his truck, crushing the cab, smashing the windshield and trapping the driver.

      Frank Brilliant, 54, was the victim of the tree incident. He was eating a sandwich when it happened. And despite being hit in the head, he was alert enough to phone for help.

      Crews rescued him and he survived.