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By Will Fritz
Staff Writer 

Teen who fell 30 feet off trail is rescued by helicopter


Last updated 4/1/2021 at 1:54pm

helicopter rescue a teenager

Village News/North County Fire photo

A San Diego County Sheriff's Department helicopter is able to help rescue a teenager who fell off the side of a trail in Fallbrook Wednesday, March 24.

Firefighters rescued a teenager who fell over the side of a trail in Fallbrook Wednesday afternoon, March 24.

Dispatchers were told around 3:50 p.m. that someone – possibly a hiker – needed to be pulled off a slope or cliff in the area of Sleeping Indian and Conejo roads on the southwestern edge of Fallbrook near Oceanside, according to information from Capt. John Choi of North County Fire Protection District.

Fire crews from North County Fire, the Oceanside Fire Department and Camp Pendleton Fire Department arrived to find a teenage girl, who had previously been hiking with friends an...

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