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Horse ride injures Decatur county commissioner

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By Christian Jennings - bio | email

DECATUR COUNTY, GA (WALB) - A Decatur County Commissioner was injured when he fell off a horse Saturday is in intensive care.

62-year-old Commissioner Russell Smith was horseback riding with his wife in Gadsden county, Florida when his horse and took off running.

One of the reigns broke and Smith was thrown off.

He broke several ribs, punctured a lung, and injured his kidney and is in a Tallahassee hospital.

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