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Man airlifted to hospital after fall from roof

Published: Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013 1:27 p.m. CDT • Updated: Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013 4:57 p.m. CDT
(Jim Dallke - jdallke@shawmedia.com)
A 61-year-old man was airlifted to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville on Thursday after a fall from a roof in Cary.

CARY – A 61-year-old man was flown to the hospital Thursday after falling from the roof of a house in Cary.

The Flight for Life helicopter airlifted the man to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville at around 1 p.m.

The man fell between 15 and 20 feet, according to the Cary Fire Protection District. The man was conscious when paramedics arrived, and his injuries were not considered life-threatening.

The fire department did not release any other information.

— Jim Dallke

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