COOS BAY, Ore.-- The Coast Guard medevaced a hiker near Cape Arago State Park Saturday afternoon, after he reportedly fell down a cliff and sustained injuries.
Local emergency responders had arrived on scene but were unable to safely transport the injured hiker from his remote location.
A Coast Guard rescue helicopter crew responded and The hiker was transported to awaiting emergency medical personnel at Sector North Bend where he was reported to be in stable condition.
The Coast Guard urges public, whether on the water or exploring trails on land, to remain aware of your surroundings and respect your limitations. Always have a reliable means of communication to reach emergency responders.brought the hiker to safety.