Man Rescued After Falling 25 Feet Over West View Hillside

CBS Pittsburgh

WEST VIEW (KDKA) – A man was taken to the hospital after falling down a hillside in West View Wednesday afternoon.

The incident happened in the 100-block of Hawthorne Avenue around 1 p.m.

According to EMS officials at the scene, the 61-year-old man was walking when he fell 25 feet over the hillside.

Emergency crews were called and conducted a rope rescue.

The man was taken to Allegheny General Hospital with unknown injuries.

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