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Utah hiker survives 100 foot fall from cliff

Utah hiker survives 100 foot fall from cliff
A Utah hiker survived after slipping and falling off of a cliff just outside Salt Lake City on Sunday.

A Utah hiker survived after slipping and falling off a cliff just outside Salt Lake City on Sunday.The Salt Lake City Fire Department rescues a Utah hiker who survived after slipping and falling off of a cliff just outside Salt Lake City on Sunday.(Salt Lake City Fire Department) The 29-year-old man walking near Ensign Peak when he slipped and fell more than 100 feet.“He misstepped, got too close to the edge and took a slide and tumble halfway down the cliff base into the rock quarry,” Salt Lake City Fire Department Batallion Chief Mark Bednarik said, according to KSL.

“As a reminder, we hope people will always let someone know where they are going, when they hike, and what time they plan to return — that way authorities will be alerted if they don’t return,” Bednarik said.The hiker, who was not identified, injured his legs and pelvis in the fall, the fire department said.

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