1 person rescued after falling from cliff

Fayette County

MOUNT HOPE, W. Va (WVNS) — One person is recovering in the hospital after falling from a cliff.

According to the Mount Hope Fire Department, the incident happened late Friday night in the Mount Hope area. 

Crews with the Mount Hope Fire Department, EMS and Jan-Care Ambulance performed a prolonged wilderness rescue. 

Officials said rescuers traveled several miles through rough terrain to find and treat the victim.

The victim was transported to the hospital but the extent of their injuries is unknown at this time.

Stay with 59 News for more information on this developing story. 

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