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Police: Person falls into Ithaca Gorge overnight, treated at area trauma center

Police say they were called to the 100 block of Highland place for a report of a college-aged person who had fallen into the gorge.

Emergency personnel were able to stabilize and remove the person from the gorge, and transport them to a nearby trauma center.

Police say they are undergoing treatment and expected to survive.

The incident happened around 1:45 a.m. on Friday, August 19. That’s when first responders were called to the scene.

Anyone with information about the incident, or that could help with the investigation are asked to call IPD.