Person in rescue attempt near Niagara Gorge has been found

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WIVB) – New York State Parks Police confirmed that a person they were attempting to rescue has been found.

The rescue attempt occurred  at the Niagara Gorge off of the Robert Moses Parkway by the old sewage treatment plant.

The person who fell in was a 33-year-old man from Buffalo. He fell 75 feet into the gorge.

As of Friday morning, he is hospitalized with head trauma and a broken ankle. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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