San Luis Obispo County

12-year-old girl rescued from Ragged Point after falling off cliff

U.S. Coast Guard launched a helicopter to help

RAGGED POINT, Calif. - A Coast Guard helicopter helped rescue a 12-year-old girl who fell from a cliff at Ragged Point in San Luis Obispo County.

U.S. Coast Guard officials say the girl suffered a head injury after falling from the cliff at about 11:30 a.m. Monday.

The area was at an isolated spot on the coast making the rescue very difficult, according to Coast Guard officials.

A Coast Guard helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco was launched and hoisted the girl. Officials said the girl was taken to Santa Clara Valley Medical Center where she was reported to be in stable condition.

No further details were immediately known.

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