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Authorities release name of man pulled from cave

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CHATTANOOGA (WRCB) -- Authorities have identified the man pulled from a cave in Franklin County, Tennessee.

He is 51-year-old Dirk Siron of Huntsville.

Siren was some two thousand feet inside Sinking Cove Cave, Sunday afternoon. When he fell an additional 15 to 20 feet.

Crews had to cut through rock to get him.

Official say he had injuries to his pelvis, wrist, ribs and back.

Siron was transported to Erlanger, where he is listed in stable condition.

Rescue groups from Chattanooga, Nashville and Knoxville all helped bring him to safety.

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