MONTEREY (CBS SF) — A 31-year-old man was injured and hoisted up from below the Lone Cypress Overlook Friday morning after falling from the outlook along 17-Mile Drive on the Monterey County coastline, Cal Fire said.
Cal Fire San Benito-Monterey and Pebble Beach Community Services District crews responded to a call at 8:47 a.m. Friday of a man having fallen off the wall at the overlook.READ MORE: Slow Recovery Prompts Businesses to Rethink Their Future in Downtown San Francisco
First responders had to use a truck hoist to pull the victim, on a stretcher, up the wall to safety.
The man was taken to Natividad Medical Center in Salinas for treatment.READ MORE: Gunman Kills 8 In Indianapolis FedEx Workplace Mass Shooting
The Lone Cypress, between Cypress Point and Pebble Beach golf courses is one of the most photographed trees in North America.
Believed to be more than two centuries old, the famed Monterey cypress was damaged in a mid-February 2019 storm, losing one of its limbs.MORE NEWS: South Bay Restaurants Raise Money for Anti-Hate Efforts Supporting AAPI Community
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