Woman rescued from Akron Falls gorge

Jul 6, 2013

Rescue crews attended to a woman who fell into the gorge at Akron Falls Park on Friday.

The Erie County Sheriff's Office reports that a 46-year-old Niagara Falls woman was seated on a stone wall and fell backward, dropping 75 feet into the gorge. The Akron Fire Department Rescue Crew was able to lift the woman to a waiting ambulance. She reportedly suffered multiple injuries.

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An investigation into the incident is ongoing.