Crews rescue man after fall from Torrey Pines cliff

SAN DIEGO - Emergency crews were able to rescue a man who fell down a cliff above a beach at Torrey Pines Friday.

The incident was reported shortly before 4:15 p.m., and San Diego Fire-Rescue Department officials said the man suffered serious injuries after falling about 20 feet.

A SDFRD helicopter airlifted the injured man and took him to the hospital at about 4:45 p.m.

There is no immediate word on what caused the man to fall.

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