Person injured in fall at Raven Run Nature Sanctuary



LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) – One individual was injured Saturday afternoon after a fall at Raven Run Nature Sanctuary.

Firefighters say they had been known as out round 3:39 p.m. for a rope rescue of a hiker who went off-trail and slipped and fell near 100 ft.

Crews staged at Proud Mary BBQ, the place they put boats in the river. Major Jessica Bowman tells us crews rescued the individual by boat round 5 p.m.

Major Bowman stated the individual’s accidents will not be life-threatening and are thought-about minor. The hiker is being taken to the hospital for additional analysis.

Lexington Parks & Recreation posted on its Facebook: “Due to an emergency medical response, Raven Run will be closed for the remainder of the day. We will reopen on our normal schedule tomorrow for Memorial Day.”

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