By News-Register staff • 

Child hurt in fall from float in Newberg Old-fashioned Fest parade

NEWBERG -- A child was hurt when she fell from a float in the Newberg Old-fashioned Festival Parade Saturday morning.

The 6-year-old was seriously injured, according to Newberg-Dundee police. She was taken to a Portland hospital via a Life Flight helicopter.

Police said the girl fell from the float as it was traveling in the parade. The accident happened less than a block from the fire station, and she was rushed to medics there for initial treatment.

Her name has not been released.


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