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Woman Injured, Ticketed After Fall From Bluff

8-29-13

A 22-year-old La Crosse woman was given a 303-dollar ticket, after she fell almost 100-feet down Granddad's Bluff while hiking in an unauthorized area.

The woman called 9-1-1 from her cell phone around 7:30 yesterday morning after she fell 40-to-50-feet off the tall bluff, and then tumbled another 50-feet. She landed near the base of a rock ledge. Authorities said it took a half-hour just to find the hiker – and it took two hours to rescue her, since crews had to cut down trees to reach her. Officials said the woman suffered severe but non-life-threatening injuries, but they were not more specific. She was taken to a hospital for treatment. La Crosse Police officials said that if the woman did not have a cell phone, they might not have been able to find her – and she probably would have died. She was ticketed for trespassing. She can challenge the citation next month in court.

 

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