Authorities rescue man trapped in 30-foot ravine in Rutherford County


Rutherford County rescue

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) — The Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office says a man was rescued from a 30-foot deep ravine on Monday.

Officials said the man is from Christiana and was trapped in the ravine near Rockvale. He was rescued by a team of Rutherford County deputies, firefighters and paramedics.

Authorities said someone at Champions Run Golf Course heard the man’s pleas for help and found him in a heavily-wooded area.

The man was estimated to have been in the hole and water for around 12 hours.

The man was taken to the St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

No information regarding the victim’s identity has been immediately released.

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