TVF&R: Pool being lowered by helicopter pins person in Sherwood

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Victim able to get out from under pool

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — One person was injured in a bizarre accident Wednesday morning after a pool was being lowered onto a property in Sherwood by a helicopter.

Initially, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue reported the aircraft dropped a pole 50 feet above ground over an area north of Highway 99 West around 9:30 a.m.

TVF&R later said the 2,000-pound pool pinned the person against an embankment.

The victim was able to get out from under the pool and was reported to be conscious. The person’s injuries were considered non-life threatening.

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