Man rescued after falling 200 feet off California sea cliff

Mar 29, 2015 2:21 PM by News Staff

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say they rescued a man who fell 200 feet down a seaside cliff in Central California, sustaining injuries.

KCBS-Radio reported that the man fell early Saturday morning at Coast Dairies State Park north of Santa Cruz. The injured man was taken by ambulance to an area hospital for treatment.

California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Capt. David Hibdon says rescuers reached the man by food and carried him to safety in a rescue basket.

He says it took firefighters about an hour to rescue the man.

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