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Teen Hurt In Fall From Car


by Melissa Langbehn

WAUSAU (WAOW)--An 18 year old is undergoing surgery after a fall from a car at Merrill High School Wednesday morning. Her condition is unknown.

Merrill Police say they received a 911 call at 7:30  from Merrill High that a girl fell off a car and was unresponsive.

In a media release, investigators say a 16 year old girl was a driving a car in the parking lot with two females riding on the hood, one 18 and the other 16. When the car turned the 18 year old reportedly fell off, striking her head on the ground. The driver stopped the car, and the 16 year old fell. Officers say she suffered only minor injuries and did not seek medical treatment.

Initially, rescue crews took the 18 year old Good Samaritan Hospital. Later, she was flown to Aspirus Hospital in Wausau, where she remains.

The investigation continues by Merrill Police.

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