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Rescue highlights river danger

karenb@lakevillejournal.com

CORNWALL — A 17-year-old girl was rescued from the Housatonic River Sunday afternoon, May 8, with what appeared to be serious injuries, including head and back trauma and a possible broken ankle but which turned out to be just bad bruises.

Cornwall Rescue Chief Skip Kosciusko said she was airlifted to the St. Mary’s Hospital Level 1 Trauma Center in Waterbury.

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