One seriously injured after hiking accident at Acadia

ACADIA NATIONAL PARK, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- A man fell nearly 60 feet off some sheer cliffs at Acadia National Park Sunday morning.

The 22-year-old male from Brunswick was hiking near the precipice south wall on Champlain Mountain with no ropes, helmet, or harness when he fell.

Medics hiked in to the area to rescue the man, who has serious injuries. He was transported by LifeFlight to Eastern Maine Medical Center.

The trail has seen tragedy in the past. 22-year-old Shirley Ladd, a University of Maine student from Barnstead, New Hampshire fell to her death on Precipice Trail almost 2 years ago to the day.

There's no update on his condition at this time.


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