Ropes course injury

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Chemeketa Community College was offering a ropes course for its leadership development class at a ropes course of Youth with a Mission. While being hoisted via a pulley system to a zip line platform something went wrong the participant fell 10 – 12 feet. The participant, who was confined by a wheelchair, was wearing a harness and helmet at the time of the injury.

The participant was taken to the Salem Oregon Hospital with trauma injuries. The incident is currently being investigated.

Reported by the Salem Oregon Statesman Journal at Man injured in fall at ropes training course.

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