LOCAL: Kountze Teen Injured In Oregon After Diving Accident

Tamolitch Falls Blue Pool In Oregon

According to the Register Guard, 17 year old Kyra Odom of Kountze was seriously injured Monday while attempting to dive from a cliff 30 feet above the water into the Blue Pool in Oregon. The teen, who was accompanied by her mother and five other friends, were cliff diving and when Kyra jumped she hit a rock approximately 20 feet down and then landed in 12 to 18 inches of water. According to officials Odom suffered “a substantial injury to her left hip, possibly resulting in a fracture, Two of her friends pulled her to safety, and then a bystander hiked two miles to the nearest cellphone service and called for help."

More than 40 rescue personnel were able to rescue the Texas teen who was airlifted to a hospital and as of yesterday her condition was listed as stable! Keep Kyra and her family in your thoughts and prayers!

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