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UGA student injured in fall at Cherokee Rock Village

September 8, 2019–7:39 p.m.


A man was injured after falling some 40 feet from the rocks at Cherokee Rock Village in Alabama Saturday afternoon.

The victim, a University of Georgia student from Athens, Georgia was taken to a local hospital for treatment of a possible broken leg and other minor injuries.

The Cherokee County Rescue Squad in addition to Leesburg & Sand Rock Fire Departments, Floyd EMS and Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office deputies were all dispatched to the scene.