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Trooper 3 Assists in Cliff-Fall Rescue

January 1st, 2024 by WCBC Radio

A Maryland State Police helicopter crew rescued an injured man who fell off a cliff Thursday evening in Frederick County Maryland. State Police Aviation Command assisted Frederick County Sheriff’s deputies with the extrication of an injured person who fell 30-40 feet off a sheer cliff behind a residence in Keymar, Maryland. Trooper 3 responded to the scene and successfully extricated the victim from the steep creekside terrain onto a small landing at the base of the cliff. The patient was hoisted into the aircraft and transported to Cowley Shock Trauma in Baltimore.