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Article updated: 9/2/2013 8:33 PM

Cary man flown for treatment after fall from ladder

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A Cary man, estimated to be in his mid-50s, was flown to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville Monday afternoon after falling off a ladder while trimming a tree on his property.

Paramedics reported that the man fell approximately 12 to 15 feet to the ground and appeared to be slightly confused when they arrived.


The Cary Fire Department received the call near the corner of First Street and James Way a little past 3 p.m. Monday, officials said.

A helicopter was called to expedite the man's treatment.

Cary police also responded to the call but were unable to release further information Monday.

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