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Cary woman who fell off horse taken to Libertyville hospital with serious injuries

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CARY – A Flight for Life helicopter took a 44-year-old woman to a Libertyville hospital Wednesday afternoon after she fell off a horse and suffered serious injuries, authorities said.

The incident happened at 3:02 p.m. in the 200 block of Fox Harbor Drive in Trout Valley, a village near Cary, Lt. Michael Douglass said.

A helicopter landed in the area and took the woman to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville.

Douglass could not name the woman, but he described her condition as “serious.” He had no knowledge of the woman’s condition as of Thursday morning.

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