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Local student falls from Gettysburg monument

Fort Wayne Community Schools says the student fell off a monument and was flown to a hospital.

Posted: May 25, 2019 3:49 AM

GETTYSBURG, PA (WFFT) - A Blackhawk Middle School student is hospitalized while on a field trip at Gettysburg National Memorial Park.

Fort Wayne Community Schools says the student fell off a monument and was flown to a hospital. Gettysburg was the first stop on the eighth grade Memorial Day weekend trip to Washington DC.

We do know the child's parents are on their way to the hospital. FWCS says there were 45 students on the trip with three teachers.

There is no word on the child's condition.

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