Man falls 160 feet from Lawrence County cliff - WKRN News 2

Man falls 160 feet from Lawrence County cliff

Posted: Updated: Oct 14, 2013 04:12 PM

A man fell 160 feet from a cliff in Lawrence County on Monday.

Emergency officials said they responded to the scene just before 5 a.m. Monday morning.

The man fell from what locals call Insurance Bluff, located on Wisdom Road.

The bluff has two rock ledges that protrude from the cliff.  Police believe the man tried to jump from one ledge to other and fell straight down.

First responders rescued the man four hours later.  He is currently recovering.

The identity of the man is not yet known.

No other details have been released.

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