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Girl injured in farm accident

Friday, July 30, 2004

A young female was injured around 7 p.m. Thursday.

Hannah Schopmeyer was caught in a hay elevator by her legs and dragged. The accident occured at 4673 E. SR 42.

According to a Clay County Sheriff's Department spokesman, Jackson Township Volunteer Fire Department and Clay County Search and Rescue arrived at the scene just moments after an emergency call was made at 7:05 p.m.

The girl was transported by medical helicopter to Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis. Her injuries were not believed to be life-threatening.

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