NEW INFORMATION: Crews rescue woman from old Minnesota mine pit

By: AP
By: AP

CHISHOLM, Minn. (AP) -- Crews have rescued a 30-year-old woman who apparently fell off a cliff of an old mine pit in Chisholm in northeastern Minnesota.

The Hibbing Daily Tribune reports the woman fell about 100 feet down Monday.

Chisholm Police Chief Vern Manner says the victim was recovered around 4:30 p.m. and brought up the hill of the cliff. She was being airlifted to a Duluth hospital.

Authorities say the woman had serious injuries.
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CHSIHOLM, Minn. (AP) -- Officials say they're trying to rescue a girl who fell into an old mine put in Chisholm in northeastern Minnesota.

WDIO-TV reports the area where the girl fell Monday is about 100 feet down.

Residents say the area is a popular one for kids who like to jump in and swim.

Authorities say the girl has serious injuries.


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