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Hiker rescued after fall in Columbia River Gorge

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Photo: Corbett Fire Photo: Corbett Fire
Photo: Corbett Fire Photo: Corbett Fire
COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE, OR (KPTV) -

Crews rescued a hiker that fell about 60 to 100 feet in the Columbia River Gorge Saturday afternoon.

Multnomah County Sheriff's Office said the hiker fell at Elowah Falls.

MCSO deputies responded to the scene to assist Cascade Locks Fire Department and Corbett Fire with the rope rescue.

Corbett Fire said the hiker, a man in his late teens to early 20s, had some facial injuries. He was in and out of consciousness but was conscious and alert when placed with Life Flight.

Life Flight transported the hiker to a local hospital for treatment.

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