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Woman injured in ATV crash by Yukon ballfields

| Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016, 5:48 p.m.

A woman who suffered head injuries Saturday afternoon in an all-terrain vehicle accident in Yukon was taken for treatment to Forbes Regional Hospital in Monroeville, a Yukon fire department spokesman said.

The woman, whose identity was not available Saturday night, crashed the ATV in woods behind the Lions Club ballfield. It is unclear how she was able to get to her home and notify emergency responders, the spokesman said. Her ATV was found by firefighters in the ballfield. Firefighters were notified of the accident around 1:30 p.m.

The woman was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash, the firefighters said. A medical helicopter was unable to reach Yukon because of inclement weather, so the injured woman was taken to the hospital by ambulance, the spokesman said.

Additional details were not immediately available.

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