Two Injured While Hiking at Letchworth State Park

By News 8

Published 08/31 2014 09:58AM

Updated 09/01 2014 12:12AM

Castile, N.Y. (WROC) - Two people were injured while hiking in the Lower Falls area of Letchworth State Park. 

Park police say that 51-year-old, Carol Savio, and 48-year-old, Robert Savio, were injured when a tree fell on them Saturday. Carol was Mercy Flighted to Strong Memorial Hospital with possible spin injuries. Robert was taken by ambulance to Strong Memorial Hospital for evaluation and treatment of minor injuries. Park patrons in the area assisted the two until the park's police officers and EMS personal arrived to take over.

The accident occurred in an area of the park that is closed off to the public.  

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