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A 7-year-old Twin Cities boy was transported to a Duluth hospital by helicopter today after he fell 20 to 30 feet in the water after slipping on rocks at Gooseberry Falls State Park north of Two Harbors. (Holly Henry / Lake County News-Chronicle)

Boy taken to hospital after falling 20 to 30 feet at Gooseberry Falls

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A 7-year-old Twin Cities boy was transported to Duluth today by a Life Flight helicopter after he slipped on rocks at lower Gooseberry Falls and fell 20 to 30 feet.

The boy's injuries were not believed to be life-threatening, said Paul Sundberg, manager of Gooseberry Falls State Park. The Lake County sheriff's rescue squad responded to the call around noon and called for a Life Flight transfer.

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