Crews rescue woman from old Chisholm mine pit

  • Associated Press
  • June 9, 2014 - 5:57 PM

CHSIHOLM, Minn. — Crews have rescued a 30-year-old woman who apparently fell off a cliff of an old mine pit in Chisholm in northeastern Minnesota.

The Hibbing Daily Tribune ( reports the woman fell about 100 feet down Monday.

Chisholm Police Chief Vern Manner says the victim was recovered around 4:30 p.m. and brought up the hill of the cliff. She was being airlifted to a Duluth hospital.

Authorities say the woman had serious injuries.

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