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10-year-old boy recovering after being trapped in 'snow fort' near Rochester


Authorities say a 10-year-old boy is recovering in a Rochester hospital after he became trapped when the snow pile he was playing on collapsed.


Police in the suburban town of Greece tell local media that the boy and a friend were making snow forts at an apartment complex Wednesday when a pile collapsed, sending him head-first into the snow.


When he couldn't free himself, several children had to help pull him out while another child ran for help. Emergency crews took the boy to a hospital, and he was later transferred to the pediatric unit at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester.


Officials say his injuries aren't considered life-threatening.

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