Rescue: 10-Year-Old Boy Falls Over Cliff, Lands 45-Feet Below

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ELYRIA, OH (WOIO) - A 10-year-old boy is recovering this weekend after falling off a cliff in Cascade Park and landing 45-feet below on a trail.

The boy tumbled down around 6:30 p.m. Saturday striking a log on the way down.

Firefighters and paramedics rescued the boy by using a stokes basket and walked him out of the woods, across a bridge and to an ambulance.

The ambulance took the boy to Elyria Memorial Hospital and was later LifeFlighted to MetroHealth Medical Center.

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