Powell, Wolfe County rescue crews save injured man at Red River Gorge

Courtesy: Wolfe County Rescue

WOLFE COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT/WKYT) - Rescue crews in Powell County responded to a man who fell off a cliff early Sunday morning.

Rescuers say the incident happened Sunday morning around 3:00 a.m. on Jailhouse Rock in Red River Gorge.

According to Powell County Search and Rescue, a man was camping and fell about 60 feet off a cliff.

Rescue crews say he had his cell phone on his person and was able to call for help.

Powell County Search and Rescue and Wolfe County Search and Rescue say they worked together to save the man.

Rescuers say the victim suffered a concussion and is expected to live.



 
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