BASE jumper successfully rescued near Moab
Updated: 10/18/2012 10:13 am | Published: 10/17/2012 8:10 pm
MOAB, Utah (ABC 4 News) A BASE jumper was rescued Wednesday evening after getting his parachute stuck on a rocky cliff near Moab.
Officials say the man jumped from the Millcreek Drainage, off a section called the Left-hand.
His parachute got caught on a rock and the man was left to dangle 250 feet off the ground.
The man's friends called emergency services that responded around 3:30 p.m.
It took about an hour and a half to reach the man and lower him to the ground.
Emergency services prepped the man who was taken via helicopter to Moab Regional Hospital. The man had a minor leg injury.
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