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A fallen tree limb in the South Park Blocks brought Portland Parks and Recreation’s Urban Forestry staff to campus on Wednesday morning. The limb fell on Tuesday afternoon, frightening bystanders such as Del Passwaters (right), an accounting major who was sitting on a bench a few feet away when the branch came crashing down.

“I heard the crack, and I was like ‘Oh, shit, this thing’s coming down!’” Passwaters said.

Larry McGinnis, the city’s Urban Forestry supervisor, said that the wind and wet weather caused many tree emergencies for his department over the last few days. “They’re falling down everywhere,” he said. McGinnis said the limb would likely be removed by the end of Wednesday and that the bench is slated for repair or replacement by the city.