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Woman pinned under boulder at North Table Mountain

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GOLDEN, Colo. - A 1,500-pound boulder at North Table Mountain Park fell onto a woman's leg on Wednesday afternoon. 

Rescuers spent a couple of hours trying to free her, and as of 4:30 p.m., they had her in an ambulance on the way to the hospital. 

The accident happened around 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

City of Golden spokesperson Karlyn Tilley told our news partners at Denver 7 that the boulder caused multiple fractures in her leg.  

The woman was apparently hiking with a group of eight people from the American Mountaineering Center.

For more on this story, visit Denver7's website

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