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Man Falls While Climbing At Red River Gorge

An Easter Sunday at the Red River Gorge turns dangerous after a man falls while climbing.

Powell County emergency officials say the man's repelling gear broke and he fell 60 feet.

Crews spent a couple of hours pulling him to safety.

He was air-lifted to the U.K. Medical Center with some broken bones and abrasions.

There's no word on his condition, but emergency crews say he was stable and alert during the rescue.


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