Child rescued from flipped kayak, flown to Hershey Medical Center


A child was flown to Hershey Medical Center after their foot became trapped in a flipped canoe at Yellow Breeches Creek on Saturday afternoon, according to a news release from Northern York County Fire & Rescue.

The child was with three other individuals who were rescued safely, the release states.

Emergency crews and rescue teams responded to 90 Creek Road in Carroll Township around 12:30 p.m. Saturday.

Two firefighters who were part of the rescue team also were in distress on a nearby boat, according to York County 911.

One of the rescuers was taken to Geisinger Holy Spirit Hospital for evaluation, the news release states.

The condition of the child and rescuer are unknown.

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