Woman rescued after rock climbing fall at McConnells Mill State Park

Woman rescued after rock climbing fall at McConnells Mill State Park
McConnells Mill State Park

LAWRENCE COUNTY, Pa. — A woman was flown to a Pittsburgh hospital after she fell while rock climbing Saturday at McConnells Mill State Park, officials said.

According to the Park Manager, the woman was climbing around 3:30 p.m. when she fell on the Alpha Pass Trail, hurting her head and arm. Officials said she fell from a boulder near the trail.

Posted by McConnells Mill State Park on Friday, August 2, 2013
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Park rangers and first responders helped get her off the trail and she was flown out to the hospital for further care.

In May, a man fell into the river at the park and his body has not yet been found.

Later that month, a woman fell, injuring her head and leg and had to be flown to a hospital. In February a 21-year-old woman fell about 80 feet from a cliff inside the park and had to be rescued.

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