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Man Rescued After 26 Foot Fall at Three Pools ParkSalem-News.com
Mason was taken to the Salem Hospital with serious injuries.
(MARION COUNTY, Ore.) - Rescuers worked for nearly two hours to recover 26-year old Mason Young, of Salem after he attempted a back flip off of the rocks, fell some 26 feet and missed the water at Three Pools Recreation Area.
Mason was originally assisted by bystanders and then later by Fire and Law Enforcement personnel from seven different jurisdictions.
Due to the complex terrain the Salem Fire Technical Rescue Team and the Army Air National Guard were used to recover and air lift Mr. Mason to a waiting Life Flight Helicopter.
Mr. Mason was taken to the Salem Hospital with serious injuries.
The Sheriff's Office would like to thank the following agencies for their response to today's incident:
Stayton Fire Department
Source: Marion County Sheriff's Office
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