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Border Patrol agents rescue man who fell off cliff on Mt. Lemmon

Border Patrol agents rescue man who fell off cliff on Mt. Lemmon

Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents rescued a 70-year-old man who fell off a cliff Tuesday in Mount Lemmon.

Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents rescued a 70-year-old man who fell off a cliff Tuesday on Mount Lemmon.

The Border Patrol agents were training on Mt. Lemmon when they heard a man cry for help.

Agents gave the man medical aid and lifted him 50 feet up the cliff's face with a rope system, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said.

The man suffered a broken leg and lacerations, according to a U.S. Customs and Border Protection tweet.

Contact reporter Stephanie Casanova at scasanova@tucson.com. On Twitter: @CasanovaReports

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