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Firefighters rescue 12-year-old entrapped underneath coaster at Branson Coaster Sunday

Updated: Jun. 21, 2021 at 8:20 AM CDT
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BRANSON, Mo. (KY3) - A 12-year-old boy suffered serious injuries after becoming entrapped under a coaster at The Branson Coaster Sunday.

Firefighters responded around 7:30 p.m. at the coaster on West State Highway 76.

Crews arrived to find the child underneath a coaster. Rescuers worked for nearly two hours to free him. Medical crews airlifted the patient to a Springfield hospital.

The accident is under investigation. The Missouri State Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating.

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