Hanson: Man seriously injured climbing over fence to retrieve ball

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A Hanson man was med-flighted to Boston Thursday after injuring himself climbing over a fence.

Hanson Fire Chief Jerome Thompson says that they got a call around 1:30 p.m. Thursday. Upon arrival, emergency workers found a 32-year-old man with possible cervical spine injury and had him med-flighted to a Boston hospital.

Chief Thompson says that at this time they believe the man had been climbing over a fence to retrieve a ball he had lost while playing catch with a dog.

The man’s injuries are considered serious but not life-threatening.

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