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Fan hit in head with foul-tipped ball at PNC Park; taken out in stretcher

Fan hit in head with foul-tipped ball at PNC Park; taken out in stretcher
A woman is taken out by medical personnel on a stretcher after being struck by a foul ball in the back of the head in the second inning during a Pirates/Cubs game at PNC Park. (Jared Wickerham / Getty Images)

A fan was taken out of PNC Park on a stretcher Monday after she was hit in the back of the head with a foul tip during the Pittsburgh Pirates and Chicago Cubs game.

The fan appeared to be walking back to her seat behind home plate when she was hit by a ball fouled off by Cubs' Stalin Castro, according to reports and video of the incident.

A safety net is in place, but it seems it did not stop the full force of the ball, according to video and reports.

Both teams tweeted well wishes for the fan after the scary moment. The official MLB account retweeted the Pirates' message.

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