Kayaker hospitalized

A woman is in critical condition after being pulled from Big Darby Creek on Tuesday afternoon. According to reports, rescuers responded to a call of a kayaker in distress just before 5 p.m. at Trapper John's Canoe Livery in Southwest Franklin County. The Franklin County Sheriff's Office said the female kayaker was trapped underwater for a few minutes before divers could get her to shore. The woman was transported to Mount Carmel Grove City in critical condition.