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Falling Tree Injures Boy Scout Sleeping In Tent

Posted On June 15, 2017

(Boone County, Ky.) – A 13-year-old boy was injured when a tree fell on a tent at a Boy Scout camp in Boone County.

The accident happened around 3:30 a.m. Wednesday at the boy scout camp, Camp Michaels, on Hathaway Road near Union, according to WLWT-TV. Two teens were in the tent when the tree fell on it, but only one was injured.

Camp leaders and scouts were able to lift the tree off the victim.

The injured scout was taken to Cincinnati Children’s Hospital in stable condition.