Crews rescue hiker after fall in NW Portland

Crews rescue hiker after fall in NW Portland

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by Sara Roth, KGW.com Staff

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Posted on May 21, 2014 at 4:44 PM

Updated Wednesday, May 21 at 9:04 PM

PORTLAND – A hiker fell down a steep hill in Northwest Portland Thursday afternoon, prompting fire crews to use ropes in to rescue him.

The man fell down a hill near the Audubon Society at 5151 NW Cornell Road around 4 p.m., according to Portland Fire & Rescue.

Rescue teams developed a plan to rescue the man with ropes.

He was taken to Oregon Health and Science University and was reportedly conscious and alert.

 

 

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