POLK COUNTY, TN. (WRCB)-- Rescue crews were called to Polk County, after a man fell 75 feet while hiking at Benton Falls.

Polk County dispatch says the incident happened shortly around 11:30 am, Saturday.

The dispatcher says it's believed the man fell from a water rock near the edge of the fall.

The hiker was flown to Erlanger with serious trauma, but dispatch says he was conscious and alert.

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