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Girl suffers injury while diving off dock

A 12-year-old girl was transported to a hospital for head injuries after falling into Otter Tail Lake and hitting her head on the bottom.

The girl was diving into the lake at the end of the dock when she fell and landed head first on the bottom of the lake, according to the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office.

Battle Lake Rescue and Henning Ambulance responded to treat the girl. She was transported to the hospital for evaluation of head injuries. The Battle Lake Police Department also assisted at the scene.

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