Hiker Injured After Falling 15 Feet in Cheshire

A 20-year-old hiker was airlifted to Hartford Hospital after falling 15 feet at Roaring Brook Falls in Cheshire on Wednesday evening, according to police.

Police said Spencer Hackett is being treated for non-life threatening injuries. Cheshire fire crews were called to the scene to pull him out of the woods.

He was taken by ambulance to a waiting LifeStar helicopter and airlifted to Hartford Hospital, police said. He's listed in stable condition.

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