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Salt Lake fire crews rescue injured climber on a cliff

Salt Lake City Fire Department’s Heavy Rescue Team aid a 29-year-old man who fell from a cliff in the gravel pit on Victory Road in Salt Lake City on Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020.
Salt Lake City Fire Department’s Heavy Rescue Team aid a 29-year-old man who fell from a cliff in the gravel pit on Victory Road in Salt Lake City on Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020.
Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News

SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake City Fire Department’s Heavy Rescue Team responded to a call of an injured hiker stuck on a cliff ledge Sunday morning.

According to the department, a 29-year-old man fell more than 100 feet from a cliff in the gravel pit on Victory Road in Salt Lake City. He sustained injuries to his pelvis and leg. After losing his phone he was stuck on a ledge on the mountain for more than five hours before 911 was called.

No other details on his condition were immediately available.

Salt Lake City Fire Department first-responders aid a 29-year-old man who fell from a cliff in the gravel pit on Victory Road in Salt Lake City on Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020. The injured man was stuck on a ledge for more than five hours, firefighters reported.
Salt Lake City Fire Department first-responders aid a 29-year-old man who fell from a cliff in the gravel pit on Victory Road in Salt Lake City on Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020. The injured man was stuck on a ledge for more than five hours, firefighters reported.
Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Salt Lake City Fire Department first-responders rescue a 29-year-old man who fell from a cliff in the gravel pit on Victory Road in Salt Lake City on Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020. The injured man was stuck on a ledge for more than five hours, firefighters reported.
Salt Lake City Fire Department first-responders rescue a 29-year-old man who fell from a cliff in the gravel pit on Victory Road in Salt Lake City on Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020. The injured man was stuck on a ledge for more than five hours, firefighters reported.
Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News