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Child airlifted to hospital after falling down waterfall

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WYOMING COUNTY, N.Y. (WROC) — A child has been hospitalized after falling down a waterfall in a ravine.

Officials said it happened just before 12:30 p.m. on Sunday off Vernal Road — south of Attica in Wyoming County.

According to Director of Fire and Emergency Management Brian Meyers, the 11-year-old fell approximately 40 feet and was extricated by a New York State Police helicopter. The child was then airlifted to Oishei Children’s Hospital in Buffalo by Mercy Flight.

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