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Man flown for treatment after Appalachian Trail fall

A man was flown for treatment April 27 after a fall from the Appalachian Trail in Botetourt...
A man was flown for treatment April 27 after a fall from the Appalachian Trail in Botetourt County(Botetourt County Fire & EMS)
Published: Apr. 27, 2021 at 12:07 PM EDT
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BOTETOURT COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ) - A man injured in a fall from the Appalachian Trail Tuesday was flown to a hospital for treatment.

Botetourt County Fire & EMS responded to a call for help at 5:55 a.m. About 30 people from various departments hiked up the Tinker Mountain Cliffs, which took two hours.

Rescue crews said the man was stable when a state police helicopter pilot took him to a hospital.

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