10-year-old suffers serious injuries after being struck by falling tree

GRANBY, Conn. (WTNH) — A 10-year-old girl suffered serious injuries after being struck by a falling tree on Tuesday afternoon.

Granby police say units responded to McLean Game Refuge around 2:00 p.m. following reports of an injured child.

Officials say the girl was hiking with four other children and two adults when a tree fell onto the trail and struck her.

According to police, the child was transported to Hartford Hospital via LifeStar following the incident.

News 8 will update this story with more information as it becomes available.

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