Teen hospitalized after falling 20 feet from rope swing


TORRINGTON, Conn. (WTNH) — A 17-year-old male has been taken to the hospital after he fell from a rope swing at Stillwater Pond in Torrington.

The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Environmental Conservation Police tell News 8 they responded to the scene just after 3:00 p.m. alongside members of the Torrington Fire Department.

DEEP says the teenager had fallen 20 feet from a rope swing and suffered injuries. The boy was transported to Waterbury Hospital. A DEEP spokesperson could not detail the severity of the sustained injuries.

No other information was immediately available.

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