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Man Injured After Falling Off Bluff In Lawrence County

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LAWRENCE COUNTY, Tenn. – A man was seriously injured after falling off a bluff in Lawrence County on Monday morning.

The Lawrence County Sheriff's Department said the victim fell off Insurance Bluff in Westpoint around 5 a.m. The victim was said to have fallen about 100 feet.

Crews were able to reach the victim, and Air Evac flew the injured victim to Vanderbilt University Medical Center, where he was said to be in serious condition.

One of the rescuers was also injured during the rescue. Officials said he sustained a large laceration on his leg and was being treated at Crockett Hospital in Lawrenceburg.

The victim's identity was not immediately released.

No other details were known.

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