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A man is injured after rock climbing today in Fayette County.

Local - 8/24/2014 6:34 AM by Adam Mayer

GAULEY BRIDGE -- The climber today fell more than 30 feet while climbing at Cotton Hill Bridge in Beckwith. Officials say that the man sustained a head injury with heavy trauma; he was air-lifted to a trauma center in Charleston.

Five fire departments including Oak Hill, Ansted, Fayetteville, Gauley Bridge, and Nutall responded with the help of Jan-Care ambulance.

The 911 call came in a little after 11 this morning. At this time, officials have not released the name of the man that was injured.


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