Hiker Rescued After Fall at Sugarloaf Mountain

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    A hiker was rescued Tuesday after falling more than 25 feet from a cliff at Sugarloaf Mountain in Frederick County, Md. (Published Tuesday, May 20, 2014)

    A hiker was rescued Tuesday after falling 30 feet from a cliff at Sugarloaf Mountain in Frederick County, Maryland.

    According to Pete Piringer with Montgomery County Fire, technical rescue crews responded to the scene, moving to the 21-year-old hiker to the summit of the cliff. He was then hoisted into a helicopter and transported to shock trauma in Baltimore for evaluation. 

    As of Tuesday evening, he was listed in serious condition.