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Life Flight helicopter plucks injured hiker off perilous perch in Rock Canyon

Posted at 8:38 PM, Oct 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-23 22:38:05-04

PROVO, Utah — A hiker was rescued in Rock Canyon Tuesday evening.

The hiker was injured after falling ten feet in the Bucky Mine area, then sliding another 40 to 50 feet.

A Life Flight helicopter plucked the 24-year-old male hiker off the mountain, and it appears his injuries are minor.

Provo Fire and Rescue documented the amazing rescue on its Facebook page.