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Man injured after fall at Garden of the Gods

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Source: Saline County Sheriff's Office Source: Saline County Sheriff's Office
SALINE CO., IL (WFIE) -

A Kentucky man was badly hurt when he fell at the Garden of the Gods on Friday night.

Saline County Sheriff's Office says Corey Alvey, 21, of Lewisport, KY was climbing on the rocks near Chimney Rock, when he slipped and fell about 25 feet.  It took rescue crews two and a half hours to get Alvey from where he had fallen and to the waiting helicopter. 

He was flown to St. Mary's Hospital. Authorities say he is being treated for major injuries.

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