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CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Woman distracted by her phone falls into sidewalk opening

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PLAINFIELD, N.J. (AP) - A New Jersey woman distracted by her cellphone was injured when she fell over open basement access doors and fell 6 feet (1.8 meters) into the opening.

Surveillance video captured the woman on Thursday as she walked along a Plainfield street. The 67-year-old landed in the cellar of Acme Windows, where workers were repairing gas lines.

The woman, whose name was not released, was taken to a hospital. Police said her injuries were not life-threatening.

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