SOUTH DEERFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - A man has been rescued after falling off of a ledge on Mount Sugarloaf in South Deerfield around 4:37 PM Saturday afternoon.
Greenfield Fire Chief Mike Winn told 22News that the victim is a 20 year old male and fell between 60 and 100 feet off the east side of the mountain.
Aid was called in from Deerfield, Greenfield and Turners Falls to help rescue the man.
Rescue workers were able to save him using a series of rope systems to control his decent back down the mountain.
He has been taken to UMass Memorial Medical Center, and is currently conscious and alert.