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A BBC journalist in the middle of delivering a radio report on Hurricane Lane in Hawaii was struck and had his equipment damaged by a falling tree, though he reportedly escaped without injuries.

Audio released on the news outlet’s website captures BBC North America correspondent James Cook detailing the storm’s forecast over the next several days when the sound of a branch cracking can be heard.

The article goes on to state the following:

Cook and his equipment were then buried under a tree, according to the news service.

He can be heard telling bystanders that he will climb himself out of the debris.

“Well, that was unexpected,” Cook tells an onlooker. “I’m all right,” he adds.

The BBC reported that Cook’s laptop was destroyed in the accident, but that he and others in the area did not suffer any injuries.

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  1. I am pleased that there are men and women, who go out and report on storms and fires. I can stay home safely and see what is happening. I do ask the Lord to look after them, they are very brave.

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