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12-year-old seriously injured on Branson mountain coaster

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Posted at 12:31 PM, Jun 21, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-21 13:31:37-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Branson, Missouri, first responders had to rescue a young boy from a mountain coaster Sunday.

According to Springfield station KY3, the 12-year-old boy was trapped under The Branson Coaster around 7:30 p.m.

Firefighters had to work for roughly two hours to free the child from under the coaster.

He was airlifted to a Springfield hospital with serious injuries.

State officials are investigating the incident.