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Hiker Falls 540 Feet; Rescue Operation Underway

UPDATE @ 4:25 pm – The hiker was safely hoisted out. No further details on his condition.

WRIGHTWOOD, Calif. (VVNG.com) A rescue operation is underway for a man who fell over 500 feet down a hiking trail.

The incident was reported at about 3:30 p.m. on July 4, 2017, near the Blue Ridge Truck Trail along Highway 2.

Per scanner reports, a male hiker fell 540 feet down and was reportedly hanging on a tree.

A rescue helicopter has been requested to hoist the man to safety.

This story is developing and information will be updated as it becomes available.

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