Youngstown Area Man Rescued After Fall at McConnells Mill State Park

PORTERSVILLE, Pa. (AP) – A Youngstown-area man had to be rescued after he fell 15 to 20 feet while taking photographs near Kildoo Falls in McConnells Mill State Park.

Officials at the park about didn’t immediately release the name of the man who is from the Youngstown area.

Assistant park manager Jake Weiland says the man left an area designated for visitors and was standing on a rock ledge when he fell into the water below on Monday afternoon.

The man has been flown to an unspecified Pittsburgh hospital for a head injury, but is expected to recover. The man was able to get up and walk around, but needed assistance in getting up from the area where he fell.

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