Hiker In His 60s Rescued From Ravine In Griffith Park, Airlifted To Hospital

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A homeless man was rescued Tuesday from a ravine in Griffith Park after he fell and suffered a head injury.

Firefighters sent to the central area of the park about 9 a.m. hoisted the man, in his 60s, into a helicopter and took him to a hospital, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.

Passerby Heard Calls For Help

The man told authorities he had walked down the hillside a couple of days ago, and then when he neared the bottom he fell and injured his head, leaving him unable to walk out on his own, fire officials said. A passerby heard him calling for help and notified authorities.

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Hiker In His 60s Rescued From Ravine In Griffith Park, Airlifted To Hospital
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Hiker In His 60s Rescued From Ravine In Griffith Park, Airlifted To Hospital
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A hiker rescued Tuesday from a ravine in the central area of Griffith Park may have fallen in the rugged terrain as long as two days ago, authorities said.
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