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Man Falls 150 Feet From Cliff

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BLOOMFIELD, Conn. (AP) _ Authorities say a 20-year-old man has been seriously injured after falling 150 feet off a cliff in Connecticut.

Bloomfield police say the man was rock climbing at the Tariffville Gorge recreational area Wednesday evening when he slipped and fell.

The man was flown to a hospital with life-threatening injuries. Police say he was conscious and alert at the time.

His name was not immediately released.

Authorities continue to investigate.

(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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