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Girl Hospitalized After Falling From Cliff in State Park

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DELAWARE COUNTY, Iowa  —  A young girl is hospitalized following a hiking accident at a state park.

The incident happened at Backbone State Park in eastern Iowa around 1:30 on Sunday afternoon. The Department of Natural Resources says the girl fell nearly 60 feet from a cliff.

She was airlifted to the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Her condition is not being released at this time.

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