Child life-flighted in wreck between Alto and Rusk

Child life-flighted in wreck between Alto and Rusk

CHEROKEE COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - A child has been taken by helicopter to a hospital following a wreck on US 69 between Alto and Rusk Friday morning.

Officials at the scene said a woman's tire blew out and she went off the road and into trees.

A boy ejected from the vehicle. He has been taken by helicopter to a hospital.

Two other passengers are being treated for injuries. Rescue workers say the injuries are very serious.

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