Hiker, 92, survives 60-foot fall with only broken arm

June 6, 2016

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a 92-year-old man survived a 60-foot fall down an embankment in Northern California.

 

Madera County Sheriff's Lt. Bill Ward says the man was hiking down a steep canyon slope in Madera County on Monday when he fell.

 

Ward says the man was taken by helicopter to a nearby hospital with a broken arm. He says two other people were rescued but unharmed.

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