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Boy, 9, critically injured in farming accident

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MARTIC, Pa. (WHTM) -

A 9-year-old boy was critically injured in a farm accident on Wednesday morning in Lancaster County.

The Rawlinsville Fire Company said the boy was caught in a alfalfa crimper. He was then flown from the scene by Life Lion.

The accident occurred in a field at Creamery Road and Martic Heights Drive shortly before 11 a.m. About 30 rescuers from Rawlinsville, Quarryville and Willow Street responded.

Authorities said the boy suffered life-threatening injuries to his arm and head.

According to officials, rescuers used the jaws of life to cut away the machinery.

The boy's condition is not known at this time.

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