Injured hiker, 2 others rescued at Raven Cliff Falls in Greenville Co.

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GREENVILLE CO., SC (WSPA) – A search and rescue team has located an injured hiker and two others near Raven Cliff Falls in Greenville County.

According to the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office, teams were called to Caesars Head State Park at about 6 p.m. after park rangers were alerted to an injured hiker Thursday.

Deputies said the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue Team worked to find the man who fell. Crews were able to locate the injured hiker and 2 companions with him in a ravine in the state park, near the Raven Cliff Falls trail, according to Cedar Mountain Fire Rescue.

By the time they got there, they say it was getting dark and they had to postpone the rescue. Food and supplies were sent to the hikers while they waited until Friday morning.

A helicopter rescue team continued the rescue Friday morning and they are now out of the woods, Cedar Mountain Fire Rescue said. They refused transportation to the hospital.

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