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Hiker rescued after long fall at Glen Eryie

Posted: 11:21 AM, Jun 06, 2018
Updated: 2018-06-06 13:21:26-04

Around 9 a.m. Wednesday morning, the Colorado Springs Fire Department responded to a call of an injured hiker at Glen Eryie on 30th Street.

The Fire Department reported that a 25-year-old male experienced a "long fall" of 40 to 60 feet.

Fire crews brought the man out using a "wheel, walking belay." The Department said he sustained serious injuries from the fall.

The hiker was transported via ambulance to a local hospital.

No further information is available at this time.