7-year-old boy critically injured after entangling himself with rope

July 31, 2018

NORFOLK - The Stanton County Sheriff’s office is investigating an incident in Woodland Park, which took place Monday afternoon that critically injured a 7-year-old boy.

According to Sheriff Mike Unger, the boy appeared to have been playing with a rope tied onto a tree when he became entangled with the rope around his neck.

He was found off the ground not breathing and with dispatch aided CPR began breathing.

He was taken from the scene by Norfolk Rescue and was later transferred to an Omaha hospital.

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