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ELLWOOD CITY (KDKA) — A teenager was injured when a pole came crashing down at an Ellwood City high school football stadium on Saturday afternoon.

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Pat O’Brien, president of Ellwood City Little Wolverines, said they were hosting the first youth football game of the season at Helling Stadium around 3:45 p.m. when the games were delayed by lightning.

The severe weather caused a pole to crash down onto an EMS vehicle.

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O’Brien said a tent was set up nearby and a 13-year-old junior cheer sponsor was injured. He said she was conscious when she was transported via ambulance to a local hospital.

The extent of her injuries is unknown.

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A man also suffered injuries.