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Woman on Horseback Hit by Falling Tree

4:09 PM, May 13, 2013   |    comments
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Newberry County, SC (WLTX) - Newberry County deputies say a woman on horseback had to be rescued after a tree fell on her.

Offices say they got a 9-1-1 call around 7:02 Sunday night from people in Lynch's Woods Park.

According to officers, two college students were in the park on the trails there when they heard a tree fall, then calls for help.

Responding emergency crews found the woman pinned underneath the tree. Rescuers had to carry the woman across a creek and up a hill to get her to an ambulance.

She was taken to Newberry County Hospital with injuries to her lower extremities.

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