Man Slips into Falls at Granby State Park

By Stephanie O'Connell
|  Wednesday, Jul 3, 2013  |  Updated 7:59 AM EDT
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Man Slips into Falls at Granby State Park

The scene at Enders State Forest.

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A 19-year-old Chicopee, Massachusetts man was rescued on Tuesday evening after falling into a waterfall at Enders State Forest.

State Environmental Conservation Police, Granby Police and the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection responded to Enders State Forest in Granby after receiving reports that someone had slipped into the falls.

When emergency officials arrived, they learned that a 19-year-old man had slipped while walking along the falls and fallen approximately 20 feet into the water.

The victim was with a friend who called 911. The victim was able to make his way to the shore and was transported via LifeStar to Hartford Hospital. His condition is unknown.

Several rescue workers were treated for heat-related injuries. Their injuries are not serious.

Police and DEEP continue to investigate.

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