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Child rescued after falling in well

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CHEROKEE COUNTY, NC (WRCB) -

An 11-year-old girl is recovering after falling in a well. It happened Thursday in Cherokee County, North Carolina.

According to Sheriff Derrick Palmer the child was standing on a concrete guard rail near the well. The sheriff says she fell about 50 feet 

Several rescue crews including Cherokee County Sheriff's Office, Cherokee County EMS and area fire departments were on site and they were able to rescue the young girl within 40 minutes.

She was transported to the hospital with minor injuries. She is expected to be okay. 

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