ITHACA, N.Y.—Ithaca police have announced that one person was rescued around 1:45 a.m. Friday morning from a gorge in Ithaca. The person is expected to survive.

Police Sgt. Jacob Allard said they responded to reports of a “college aged person” who had fallen into the gorge near the 100 block of Highland Place.

Further, emergency personnel stabilized the situation and removed the person from a gorge. They were then taken to a trauma center. Their actual condition was not released, though police did say they should survive.

Police said they believe the fall to be accidental.

Matt Butler

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