JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Authorities say a 10-year-old girl was hospitalized after her arm was impaled on a fence outside the governor’s mansion.
Local media report the incident happened around 2 p.m.
Officials said the girl was walking along the ornamental fence toward the mansion entrance when it happened.
The point of the fence went through her left arm.
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Emergency responders cut the fence and took the girl to a hospital with a piece still in place so doctors could remove it.
KOMU-TV reports the fourth-grader was there on a school trip.
Her condition wasn’t immediately known.