Kids, woman hurt when wind sends bounce house airborne

WHEATFIELD, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities say several children and a 76-year-old woman have been treated for injuries suffered when a bounce house went airborne at a western New York event.

The Niagara County Sheriff's Office says the inflatable structure was set up a corn maze in the town of Wheatfield on Sunday when a strong gust of wind lifted it into the air and blew it about 50 feet from its original location.

Deputies say several children inside the bounce house suffered minor injuries. Police say a woman standing next to it was dragged about 20 feet. She was treated at a Buffalo hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

The sheriff's office is investigating the incident.

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