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One person rescued from Niagara Falls gorge

Posted at 9:49 PM, May 18, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-19 08:11:57-04

Niagara Falls Park Police confirm with 7 Eyewitness News that an individual was rescued from a gorge near the Discovery Center off the Niagara Scenic Parkway.

Firefighters say a man was walking with his girlfriend along a trail and got too close.  The man wound up falling 60-feet.  

Crews hoisted the man up from the gorge using a basket.

The 33-year-old Buffalo man has a broken leg and a broken ankle.  He was taken to Erie County Medical Center by ambulance.

His name has not been released.