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Hiker sustains leg fracture, serious injuries at Gunpowder Falls State Park in Kingsville



KINGSVILLE, MD—A hiker sustained serious injuries in Kingsville on Tuesday.

At just before noon, crews from White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company, Kingsville Volunteer Fire Company, Fallston Volunteer Fire & Ambulance Company, and the Baltimore County Fire Department worked to rescue a person with serious injuries from Gunpowder Falls State Park near Belair Road.

WMVFC reports that the hiker sustained an open leg fracture and was extricated from a cliff in the woods to an Advance Life Support (ALS) ambulance.

The entire rescue operation took close to two hours.

There has been no update on the hiker’s condition.

Photo via Chris Montcalmo Photography



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