Cop And Suspect Fall Into Niagara Falls Gorge

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NIAGARA FALLS, ONTARIO, CANADA (CNN) - A man was killed and a police officer hospitalized Tuesday after they both fell into a gorge at Niagara Falls. This is video of crews rescuing the police officer.
They extended a fire truck ladder over the gorge, lowered down a stretcher and used a rope to get him out.

Authorities say the officer was chasing the man when they both went over a retaining wall.

The officer was airlifted to the hospital with a broken leg.  The man was found dead at the scene.

Ontario's Special Investigators Unit is investigating.


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