Two hurt by falling tree at Letchworth State Park

WYOMING COUNTY - New York State Parks Police say two people were hurt by a falling tree in Letchworth State Park.

Carol Savio, 51, and Robert Savio, 48, both of Seaford, NY, were taken to Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester for evaluation and treatment of their injuries. Carol Savio was taken by Mercy Flight to Strong Memorial for possible spinal injuries and Robert Savio was taken by ambulance for apparent minor injuries.

Parks police say the Savios were in an area that's closed to the public. Nearby patrons helped the pair before Parks Police officers and EMTs arrived.

The incident happened Saturday afternoon near the lower falls.


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