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Injured hiker stuck in crevice rescued at Catoctin Mountain Park

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Posted at 12:48 PM, Sep 18, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-18 12:48:03-04

Multiple crews help save a stranded and injured hiker at Catoctin Mountain Park on Sunday. 

The hiker, a 48-year-old man, was injured after falling into a rugged area of the forest, landing in a crevice 30 feet below. 

Rescue crews tried to get the man, but the conditions were too dangerous. A Maryland State Police helicopter was able to find the man, and lower a trooper to help him. 

The man was then taken by helicopter and transported to R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore for evaluation. 

The condition or name of the man has not been released.