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Firefighters rescue teen impaled on fence

He had to be taken to the hospital with the bars still in his arm

Mathew Grocott
The Evening Standard

PALMERSTON, New Zealand — A friend of a teenager who impaled himself on a metal fence propped him up until emergency services arrived.

The teen, who St John said was about 18, was taken to Palmerston North Hospital in a serious condition after getting his arm spiked by a fence about 5.40pm on Saturday.

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