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MCSO rescues fallen hiker

For The Madera Tribune

Madera County Sheriffs’ Search and Rescue teams, along with other agencies, carry out an injured hiker from a trail near Big Rainier Creek on Sunday.


The Madera County Sheriff’s Office received a call reporting a fallen hiker who had a possible head injury in the area of Big Sandy Road.

A 67-year-old man from Southern California was hiking on a trail that parallels Big Rainier Creek on Sunday when he fell off the edge towards the creek.

He fell about 20 feet and was stopped by an uprooted stump, suffering an injury to his head and minor injuries to his arms and legs.



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