Rock climber rescued after nearly 25 foot fall

Posted by Erica Jones- email

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - A rock climber is recovering in the hospital today after falling close to 25 feet on Belle Isle Sunday.

A helicopter landed on the island to fly the victim to VCU medical center.

The emergency call came in shortly after 1 from the South Side of Belle Isle.

The whole thing lasted about an hour.

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