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Pastor injured after fall at Garden of the Gods

(Source: Saline County Sheriff's Office) (Source: Saline County Sheriff's Office)
(Source: Saline County Sheriff's Office) (Source: Saline County Sheriff's Office)
(Source: Saline County Sheriff's Office) (Source: Saline County Sheriff's Office)
GARDEN OF THE GODS, IL (KFVS) -

A pastor from northern Illinois has serious injuries after he fell 25 feet at the Garden of the Gods Tuesday morning.

The 60-year-old pastor was with a small group with the a church from Waukegan, Illinois for a sight seeing venture at the park.

Saline County Central Dispatch received the 911 call at 9:40 a.m. Tuesday.

Rescuers used a stokes basket to get the man from his 25 foot fall near Camel Rock at the Garden of the Gods.

He was flown from the scene to St. Mary's Hospital in Evansville, Indiana.

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