Rock climber injured in fall at Lewis & Clark State Park near Troutdale, Ore.

Rock climber falls at Lewis and Clark State Park - Photo from Corbett Fire

TROUTDALE, Ore. – A rock climber was injured Sunday after falling about 25 feet at Lewis & Clark State Park, Corbett Fire officials said.

Emergency responders tell KATU News that a man was rock climbing at Lewis & Clark State Park when he fell 25 vertical feet, hit his head against the wall, and lost consciousness.

Initial reports state the climber was wearing a helmet, which prevented a more serious injury.

Crews had to lower the climber to the ground before he could be taken to the hospital.

He is expected to survive the injury.


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