BEAVER FALLS (KDKA) – A man had injured his leg and been trapped under a cliff for nearly a day.

According to the Beaver Falls Fire Department, the man had fallen over a hillside and into the river near 21st Street and 5th Avenue.

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Just after noon on Thursday, Beaver Falls Fire Department and Rescue 84 from the New Brighton Volunteer Fire Department responded to a call for a man over a hillside.

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The man had fallen over the hillside and hurt his leg and took refuge under a cliff. When he woke up on Thursday, he found himself trapped by rising water and rain.

He was hypothermic when rescuers arrived.

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Crews were able to rescue him and transport him to a local hospital.