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Hiker seriously injured in fall in Niagara Glen

NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. – A 54-year-old man was airlifted to a Toronto area hospital with a serious head injury Sunday evening after he fell while hiking with his family in the Niagara Glen, 3050 Niagara Parkway, the Niagara Parks Police Service reports.

Police said the man left the trail near the metal staircase access, climbed about 25 feet up the headwall and slipped, striking his head on the rocky pathway below.

Paramedics and firefighters who responded to a call shortly after 7 p.m. immobilized him and he was brought to street level with the rescue Davit arm installed at the Niagara Glen. The man was not immediately identified.

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