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Ellsworth teen injured in horse riding accident

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Ellsworth Wisconsin 126 S. Chestnut St. 54011

A 15-year old Ellsworth teen was injured Wednesday night when a horse fell on him.

Ronald Durkee, Jr., was riding a horse at N5339 515th St. in the town of Ellsworth when the horse reared up, and fell over backwards, landing on him. The accident happened at approximately 7:04 p.m., according to the Pierce County Sheriff's Department.

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Durkee was taken from the scene by Ellsworth Area Ambulance to Ellsworth and then air transferred by North Memorial Air Care to Regions Hospital in St. Paul.

A Regions spokesperson said Thursday afternoon, a condition report will not be released per the family's wishes.

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