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Six-Year-Old Injured in Large Surf

A 6-year-old girl was tended to on Sunday in Kaupo after hitting her head in surf.

According to the County of Maui Department of Fire & Public Safety, the girl was swimming when she got rolled around in the surf and hit her head.

Maui Fire Department firefighters arrived to the scene around 11:30 a.m. and assessed the child who was pulled from the water by a family member. She was carried to an awaiting ambulance that transported her to the hospital.

Officials say the girl was alert and oriented.

The area was experiencing high surf when the incident occurred.

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