Woman hurt in accident in Carbon County

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Published: Sep 06 2013 06:03:25 PM EDT   Updated On: Sep 06 2013 07:25:07 PM EDT

Police say one person is hospitalized with serious injuries after an accident on Route 209 in Carbon County Thursday afternoon.

Police say the victim is a woman in her late sixties. Her name has not yet been released.

Police tell us she struck a beam on the side of the highway in Franklin Township before going through a wooden fence nearby.

Authorities say several boards from the fence entered the car and impaled her through the shoulder trapping her in the car for forty-five minutes.