DALY CITY, Calif. — California Highway Patrol came to the rescue of a man clinging to a cliff.
Officials say that around 5 p.m. Thursday, a fisherman spotted the victim stuck halfway down a 500-foot cliff near Daly City.
The agency said because ground rescuers couldn't locate him, a helicopter was called in to assist in the rescue.
CHP said winds were a challenge, but they were able to hover the helicopter 100 feet so a paramedic could hoist another paramedic down to the victim.
The man was placed in a rescue harness and then taken to a nearby landing zone.
He was then transferred from the helicopter to awaiting medical personnel.
No injuries were reported.