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Maui firefighters rescue man who injured himself after fall while fishing

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HANA, MAUI (HawaiiNewsNow) -

A 61-year-old man from Kula suffered head injuries after falling from a ledge while fishing at the Waianapanapa State Park on Sunday morning, the Maui Fire Department said.

Firefighters responded around 7:50 a.m. and found that the man had fallen about 6 to 8 feet from a ledge to the lava rocks below.

A helicopter airlifted the man to a nearby landing zone where he was treated by paramedics for his injuries. He was medevaced to the Maui Memorial Medical Center in serious condition.

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