ELLWOOD CITY (KDKA) — A teenager was injured when a pole came crashing down at an Ellwood City high school football stadium on Saturday afternoon.READ MORE: Nittany Lions Baffled By Murray Brothers, Lose 68-51 To Iowa
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.READ MORE: Ohio Redistricting Commission Once Again Fails To Pass Legislative Maps
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.MORE NEWS: Penguins Announce Recall Of Forward Radim Zohorna From Taxi Squad
A man also suffered injuries.