SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Firefighters in San Francisco used ropes and a stretcher to haul a hiker to safety after the person had fallen about 100 feet down a steep cliffside, authorities said.
San Francisco Fire Department Lt. Jonathan Baxter said the rescue at Lands End took more than two hours, the San Francisco Chronicle reported.READ MORE: UPDATE: Victim, Suspect Identified In Fatal Oakland Park Shooting in Front of Children
Baxter said the unidentified hiker, believed to be about 60 years old, was treated at a local trauma center for non-life-threatening injuries.READ MORE: COVID: Youth, Adult Multi-Team Sports Can Resume In Alameda Co., Berkeley
The hiker was rescued from Dead Man’s Point, a treacherous spot where signs warn hikers that people have fallen and died.MORE NEWS: UPDATE: Missing San Francisco Girl Found Safe In Pittsburg With Michigan Runaway
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