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Man injured after falling from tree stand while hunting

(Source: Mike Mohundro) (Source: Mike Mohundro)
(Source: Mike Mohundro) (Source: Mike Mohundro)
ALEXANDER COUNTY, IL (KFVS) -

An injured man was taken to a hospital Sunday after falling out of a tree stand in Alexander County.

It happened around 4 p.m. off Sexton Creek Road, just east of Route 146 and Route 3.

Authorities say the man was hunting when he fell out of a tree stand and injured his back.

Paramedics, deputies and fire fighters rushed to the scene to find a man waving his arms, alerting authorities to the direction the injured man was located .

It took emergency workers about an hour get the man out of the woods.

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