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Pittsburgh paramedics rescue man who fell below Panther Hollow Bridge

Stephanie Strasburg | Tribune-Review
Paramedics Jon Atkinson, Riz Valles, Rich Jones, and Paul Sabol transport a man who fell 10 feet from a beam underneath Panther Hollow Bridge onto an abutment in Oakland on Sunday, April 13, 2014. The man had a head injury and was knocked unconscious, Valles said. Paramedics worked to secure the man and bring him down the hillside and onto Panther Hollow Trail, where he was transported to a hospital.

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Sunday, April 13, 2014, 9:54 p.m.
 

Pittsburgh paramedics rescued a man who fell about 10 feet from a bridge beam in Oakland and hit his head Sunday evening.

The unnamed man fell from the Panther Hollow Bridge near Phipps Conservatory about 7:30 p.m. Paramedics found him unconscious from hitting his head on a bridge pier. They secured him in a basket stretcher and brought him down a hillside to the Panther Hollow Trail.

Officials had him in an ambulance by about 8:20 p.m. and took him to a hospital for treatment.

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