SEVERE WX : Winter Weather Advisory View Alerts

Coast Guard rescues hiker off cliff

Man was one of five who were stranded by a high tide.

Posted: Jul 3, 2018 12:00 AM

HUG POINT, Ore. -- A Coast Guard helicopter swooped in and plucked a man off a seaside cliff Monday night, one of several people in the northwest who became stranded by a high tide.

Officials say a hiker was stuck 100 feet above the water around 5 p.m. near Hug Point.

A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter arrived on scene at 5:36 p.m., officials said, and the rescue was complete by 5:45.

The hiker was not injured.

Oregon Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 139355

Reported Deaths: 1904
CountyCasesDeaths
Multnomah29403466
Washington19370183
Marion16840250
Clackamas12186142
Lane8850113
Jackson723497
Umatilla702874
Deschutes528341
Yamhill333851
Linn322950
Malheur321755
Polk259940
Klamath256848
Josephine186836
Benton184614
Douglas180547
Jefferson173925
Union115817
Wasco112723
Columbia108218
Lincoln104417
Coos102116
Hood River99423
Morrow96810
Clatsop7185
Crook66914
Baker5835
Tillamook3732
Curry3275
Lake2605
Grant2171
Harney1906
Wallowa1003
Gilliam531
Sherman480
Wheeler201
Unassigned00
Eugene
Cloudy
41° wxIcon
Hi: 43° Lo: 34°
Feels Like: 37°
Corvallis
Cloudy
40° wxIcon
Hi: 39° Lo: 31°
Feels Like: 40°
Roseburg
Cloudy
39° wxIcon
Hi: 44° Lo: 33°
Feels Like: 39°
Roseburg
Cloudy
39° wxIcon
Hi: 45° Lo: 36°
Feels Like: 39°
KEZI Radar
KEZI Temperatures
KEZI Planner

LATEST FORECAST

Community Events