MILWAUKIE, Ore. -- A woman apparently lost her footing and fell 30 to 40 feet down an embankment while she was gardening in her backyard, officials said.

Crews were called to the report of the fall just before 11 a.m. Wednesday, at a home on Southeast Roethe Place, according to the Clackamas Fire Department.

She was taken by ambulance to Oregon Health & Science University. Her condition was not released.

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