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Man rescued from Papago Park after falling into the hole in the wall

Posted at 8:52 AM, Feb 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-14 10:52:32-05

PHOENIX, AZ — A man is recovering after being rescued from Papago Park.

Phoenix, Scottsdale and Tempe firefighters responded to a mountain rescue at Papago Park on Friday around 6:30 a.m.

Authorities say a 19-year-old man fell into the hole in the rock and hit his head. He was reportedly knocked unconscious, had hip and head pain and was stuck at the bottom of the hole.

When rescuers reached him he was alert, but had to be carried down the mountain. He was taken to a hospital to get checked out.