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Proposal goes awry when hot air balloon crashes

Updated: June 7, 2012 12:43PM



SELLERSBURG, Ind. — Authorities say a hot air balloon crashed in southern Indiana, injuring three people.

WAVE-TV in Louisville, Ky., reports the balloon crashed about 8 p.m. Wednesday near Sellersburg.

Clark County officials told WAVE that the balloon was carrying a couple who had just gotten engaged. The station reports the three people were treated at the scene for burns.

A spokesman for the Clark County Sheriff’s Department did not answer a phone call seeking details Thursday morning.



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