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Emergency crews respond to man over the side of N. San Marcos Road using hoists and helicopter

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY, Calif. – Santa Barbara County Fire Department responded to a medical emergency involving a man in need of evacuation about 180 feet below the roadway at the 2000 block of North San Marcos Road around 11:24 a.m. on Jan. 29.

First responders used a helicopter to lower a rescuer to the 20-year-old man with minor injuries.

Emergency crews remain on scene with hoists over the edge of the roadway and CHP is limiting traffic in the area.

More information will be added to this story as it becomes available.

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