Two taken to hospital after trying to hop between sections of dam

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TOWN OF SPRING BROOK, Wis. (WEAU)--Two people were taken to the hospital after trying to jump down part of a dam.

The Elk Mound Fire Department says it happened around 3:15 Monday afternoon in the Town of Spring Brook, west of Eau Claire. It says a man and woman were sitting on the ledge of the dam, when the man tried to jump down to the next level and fell onto concrete. The woman then tried to jump down to help, but she was also hurt.

The department says both were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

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