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Posted: 5:49 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013
KTVU.com and wires
KENSINGTON, Calif. —
A young girl was taken by helicopter to a hospital after a tree branch she was swinging from at a home in Kensington broke and rolled over her, Kensington police said.
The girl, who is believed to be 8 years old, was swinging on a tree in a backyard in the 100 block of Ardmore Road when the branch broke around 4:30 p.m., police said.
The branch rolled over her and a helicopter was called in to take her to a hospital, police said.
The helicopter landed about 2-and-a-half miles away at Cerrito Vista Park at Moeser Lane in El Cerrito to transport her, police said.
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