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Falling tree injures two at Letchworth State Park

LETCHWORTH – Two visitors to Letchworth State Park were injured when struck by a falling tree Saturday in the Lower Falls area.

Carol Savio, 51, of Seaford, was flown by Mercy Flight to Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, for treatment and evaluation of possible spinal injuries, State Park Police said. Her condition was unavailable. Robert Savio, 48, also of Seaford, was taken by ambulance to Strong for treatment of minor injuries, police added.

Other visitors in the park came to the aid of the victims until emergency personnel arrived, said police, who noted the incident occurred in an area closed to the public.