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Person who fell 30-40 feet off cliff at Greenbelt sent to hospital with serious injuries

The fall happened at the Spyglass and Barton Skyway area.
Credit: John Gusky
An Austin-Travis County EMS ambulance is seen downtwon.

AUSTIN, Texas — A STAR Flight helicopter has rescued a person who fell about 30 to 40 feet off a cliff in South Austin.

According to the Austin-Travis County EMS, the hiker fell in the "wilderness" in the Spyglass Drive and Barton Skyway area, which is where one of the access points to the Barton Creek Greenbelt is located.

Medics hoisted the person up using a helicopter, and took the hiker to the hospital with serious injuries. No other information about the hiker or the injuries has been provided.

Check back on this developing story.


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