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St. Paul man falls from cliff in Hastings

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The Hastings Fire Department, Hastings Police and State Patrol joined

forces Wednesday to rescue a young St. Paul male from a fall he had


taken off a cliff just west of the old railroad trestle over the

Vermillion River.

Three young males were at the top of the cliff. Reportedly, one went

to sit down, leaned against a log and lost his balance, falling over

the edge, said fire and EMS director Mike Schutt. He fell about 30

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Katrina Styx
Katrina Styx has been a reporter for the Hastings Star Gazette since 2010. She has a bachelor's degree in English with a minor in journalism from the University of Wisconsin - River Falls. Prior to coming to Hastings, Katrina reported for weekly newspapers in Jordan, Minn., and River Falls, Wis.
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