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Disney on Ice skater severely injured in fall during performance in Minnesota

The skater, whose portrays Belle from “Beauty and the Beast,” remained hospitalized in serious condition Monday, a medical center spokesperson said.
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A Disney on Ice skater remains hospitalized after she was severely injured during a performance Saturday in Minnesota, officials said Monday.

The performer, who was portraying Belle from “Beauty and the Beast,” was injured executing a lift during a pairs skating routine at a show in Minneapolis, Feld Entertainment, which produces Disney on Ice, said in a statement.

“She was taken to a local hospital for treatment. Disney On Ice appreciates the well wishes from our fans as our team member recovers," the statement said.

The skater’s name was not released.

She remained hospitalized in serious condition, a spokesperson for Hennepin County Medical Center said Monday. Her condition had been upgraded from critical condition, the spokesperson said.

Disney on Ice had been scheduled for performances at the Target Center from Friday to Sunday, according to the arena’s website.