LEBANON, Maine (AP) — A rescue official in a southwestern Maine town says 10-year-old girl was critically injured when a powerful thunderstorm toppled a tree onto the tent she was in.

Rescue officials in Lebanon say the girl was one of six people from the same family injured when the storm toppled trees at the Flat Rock Bridge Family Resort on the Salmon Falls River just before 6 p.m. Monday.

Lebanon Assistant Rescue Chief Jason Cole says the girl was taken to the Maine Medical Center in Portland where she was in surgery late Monday. The other family members were treated at a New Hampshire hospital and released. Cole did not release their names.

Cole says witnesses said the weather was clear, but it suddenly got dark and the trees started spinning.


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