Rescue crews respond after climber falls about 50 feet

Posted at 9:36 PM, Aug 18, 2013
and last updated 2013-08-18 23:36:21-04

LITTLE COTTONWOOD CANYON, Utah – Search and rescue crews responded to Little Cottonwood Canyon Sunday night after a woman fell an estimated 50 to 60 feet.

Lt. Justin Hoyal, Unified Police Department, said a 28-year-old female fell while climbing and sustained minor injuries.

Hoyal said emergency personnel were working to get her off the mountain. It was not immediately clear if the woman was with a group or by herself.

FOX 13 News will have more information as it becomes available.