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Man in his 80s escapes serious injury in 100 foot fall

By Chris Loveless, Digital Content Director , c.loveless@krdo.com
Published On: May 16 2014 03:04:41 PM CDT
Updated On: May 16 2014 05:52:03 PM CDT
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -

It took rescuers two hours to reach a hiker who fell from a trail in North Cheyenne CaƱon Park Friday (5/16/14).

Firefighters say a man in his 80s was hiking on the Columbine Trail when he slipped and fell.

Rescuers had to climb down a steep gravel hill to reach him.

The man was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

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