UAlbany Student Rescued at Plotter Kill Preserve

A rescue at Plotter Kill Preserve in Rotterdam.  

Authorities say a 22-year-old UAlbany student slipped down the side of a waterfall while hiking on Sunday afternoon, and fell about 50 to 60 feet.  

The Guilderland man suffered an ankle injury in the fall, and was being treated last night at an area hospital.  His name has not yet been released.  

The popular nature prteserve has been the scene of a number of rescues in recent years.  In May, 2015, Carly Sinott died after falling 50 feet while hiking along a path adjacent to a waterfall.

photo:  Getty Images

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