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Teen cut by log splitter air lifted to hospital

 

Last updated 9/28/2018 at 2:01am



MOUNTAIN CENTER – A teen was accidentally cut with a log splitter and suffered the partial amputation of an upper extremity while at Camp Ronald McDonald For Good Times in the San Bernardino National Forest Saturday, Sept. 22.

The injury occurred at around 3:40 p.m. at the camp in the 56000 block of Apple Canyon Road, about 3 miles southeast of Mountain Center, April Newman of the Riverside County Fire Department said.

The victim was taken to a hospital via air ambulance, she said.

The camp provides programs for children suffering from cancer and their family members.

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