UPDATE: Helicopter called after woman’s leg gets caught in boat propeller

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(WSYR-TV) — Cayuga County dispatchers say a helicopter was called to a medical emergency near Hibiscus Harbor Lane in Union Springs — on the northeast side of Cayuga Lake.

The call came in just before 4 p.m.

The Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office tells NewsChannel 9 that a 36-year-old woman from Auburn was on a boat while it was being backed out of a boat slip. Deputies say the woman fell overboard and got her leg caught in a boat propeller. She was flown to Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse for treatment of serious but non life-threatening injuries.

The Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating.


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