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Girl Injured By Fallen Tree Branch

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VOLUNTOWN, Conn. (AP) - A 3-year-old girl from Connecticut is being treated for life-threatening injuries in Rhode Island after a tree branch fell on her while she was playing on her birthday.

WFSB-TV reports that the incident occurred Friday afternoon while the girl was in her backyard in Voluntown.

She was flown by medical helicopter to children’s hospital in Rhode Island.

Additional information was not immediately available.

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