EMS, STARFlight rescue man who fell 75 ft. down cliff

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin-Travis County EMS and STARFlight medics rescued a man who fell 75-feet down a cliff Saturday afternoon.

Rescuers responded to the 3100 block of Brass Buttons Trail, near Mansfield Dam, at about 5:15 Saturday afternoon.

A rescuer dropped from the STARFlight helicopter to help the man, who is in his 30s. The victim was hoisted from the scene and taken by STARFlight to University Medical Center – Brackenridge. His injuries are not life threatening, EMS said.

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