Woman rescued after falling into cave in Jackson County

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The woman is in the hospital with minor injuries after falling 40 feet in Stevenson.

Posted: Jan. 22, 2018 7:37 AM

A woman is in the hospital after falling into a cave in Stevenson.

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According to Jackson County officials, it happened Sunday off County Road 54. Officials say a group of people were exploring a cave when a 19-year-old woman fell about 40 feet.

The Jackson County Rescue Squad and the Fackler Fire Department responded, but the woman had climbed out by the time they arrived.

Officials say she was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

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