Man Rescued After Falling from Cliff in Saltville

One man was rescued after he fell off a cliff last night in Saltville.

Crews were called to an area near the cemetery on E. Main Street around 5 o’clock last night.

Officers with the Smyth County Sheriff’s Office, Saltville Police Department, Saltville Volunteer Fire Department, and Chilhowie Police Department were able to make a harness and repel down to rescue the 41-year old man.

He was taken to an area hospital with minor injuries.