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Camper Blown Over at Wilson Lake, Two People Slightly Injured

Wilson LakeA Jayco camper blew over onto its side early Saturday morning at Wilson Lake's Otoe Park, temporarily trapping two people inside.

According to a recent police report, the incident was reported at about 2:30 AM Saturday and happened because of strong winds from a storm.

The trapped subjects, a male and a female, whose names have not been released, reportedly received minor cuts and bruises. According to the Wilson State Park Wildlife, Parks and Tourism Office, the woman was transported by ambulance to Russell Regional Hospital, but was treated and released.

Along with Park Rangers, Russell County Sheriff's Deputies, Russell County EMS, the Russell City Fire Rescue Unit, Lucas Firefighters and Dorrance Firefighters responded to the scene.

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