Posted: Monday, October 1st 2012 at 2:35pm
Hiker rescued from Cochran Falls in stable condition
DAWSONVILLE - The hiker who was rescued after falling roughly 25 feet down Frosty Mountain at Cochran Falls in Dawson County Friday is now listed in stable condition.
Dawson County Emergency Services Chief Lanier Swafford said Monday that the 22 year old, whose name has not been released, came through surgery just fine and is expected to be okay.
The hiker, who Swafford said is a North Georgia resident, was airlifted from the scene with numerous broken bones.
He was lifted out of the area by a Georgia Department of Natural Resources helicopter and was transported to a medical helicopter, which transported him to Grady Hospital in Atlanta.
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