BAR HARBOR, Maine (AP) — A Coast Guard helicopter has hoisted to safety a climber who fell from an 80-foot cliff at Acadia National Park.
A rescue team was attempting to rappel down the cliff to provide medical assistance, but needed help extracting the hiker. It happened around 1:45 p.m. Saturday.
A helicopter was launched from Cape Cod, Massachusetts, and the crew hoisted the man into the aircraft. He was taken to a ball field in Bar Harbor, where medical personnel were waiting.
The man, who was not identified, is being treated at a hospital for arm and leg injury injuries.
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