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updated: 7/5/2013 7:47 PM

Teen rescued after spending 13 hours in ravine

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Associated Press

HEYWORTH, Ill. -- Emergency crews rescued a 17-year-old central Illinois girl who apparently tripped and fell into a ravine after watching a fireworks show.

McLean County Emergency Management Agency Director Curt Hawk said 17-year-old Brooke Bartelmay was found Friday afternoon north of a park in Heyworth. Hawk said the girl watched the village fireworks show on Thursday night and then took a walk along trails. The Pantagraph in Bloomington reported that authorities believe she became disoriented and fell into a ravine.

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The teen was reported missing about 1 a.m. Friday. About 100 law enforcement searched for her until she was found about 13 hours later.

Police said the girl was responsive and had no obvious injuries. She was taken to a hospital for observation.

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