UPDATE: Man Who Fell Off Embankment in Minnewaska Extracted From Scene

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Emergency responders at Lake Minnewaska, Sunday.

UPDATE: 10:51 p.m.

The victim, who is a 50 year old man from Williamsburg, has been transported by Hatzalah to St. Francis Hospital in serious but stable condition.

UPDATE: 7:53 p.m.

The victim has just been extracted from the scene. His condition is not known.

Our original story appears below

Emergency responders are working to rescue a man who fell off a cliff Sunday at the Minnewaska State Park Preserve in Ulster County, New York.

The man, who was hiking in the park around Lake Minnewaska fell down the 60-foot embankment around 5:30 p.m. Sunday, a source familiar with the incident told Hamodia. The local fire department is working to rescue him, and Catskills Hatzalah are on the scene as well. The man’s condition is not known.

Readers are asked to daven for Avrohom Shlomo ben Rochel Leah, besoch she’ar cholei Yisrael.

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View of Lake Minnewaska (Juliancolton/File)

Updated Sunday, August 18, 2019 at 7:53 pm Condition