Coast Guard rescues fallen hiker along Oregon Coast

Oregon Coast

The hiker fell at Hug Point State Park

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A hiker was rescued Friday after falling at Hug Point State Park along the Oregon Coast.

Local firefighters were called to the park but had a hard time finding the hiker at first, the U.S. Coast Guard said. A paramedic eventually found the person and both the paramedic and hiker were hoisted by a Coast Guard M8-60 Jayhawk.

The hiker was taken to Astoria where they were then transported by LifeFlight to a Portland hospital, the USCG said.

The hiker’s condition is unclear at this time. Details surrounding the person’s fall are also unknown.

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