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1 Taken to Hospital After Fall at Gillette Castle State Park

One person was taken to the hospital after falling while hiking at Gillette Castle State Park in East Haddam Wednesday, according to state Environmental Police.

Officials said two women were hiking when they went off the trail and slipped. One of the hikers injured her leg and was taken to Hartford Hospital by ambulance. The second was treated and released on scene.

Officials said the injuries are not life-threatening. 

The park is open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., though the castle is closed.

Multiple agencies responded to the scene and there are road closures in the area. 

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