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Teen Rescued From Car That Went Into Water in Fitchburg, Massachusetts

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    A teenager was airlifted after fire officials say she drove into Phillips Brook in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, becoming trapped in her car.

    (Published Friday, Feb. 10, 2017)

    A teenager was airlifted after being trapped in a car that went into a brook Friday night in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, fire officials confirm.

    The vehicle ended up in Phillips Brook, near the intersection of Westminster Hill Road and Sanborn Street. Fitchburg Fire initially told NBC Boston the crash happened at Falulah Brook.

    Crews responded to the scene around 8:45 p.m. They found the victim, a female teenager, had driven off the road, down a hill and into the brook.

    The teen sustained minor injuries. She was airlifted to UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester, where she was being checked for hypothermia.

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