Hung up Foresthill Bridge BASE Jumper Rescued From Tree Branch
A Foresthill Bridge BASE jumper was arrested after getting hung up Monday night on a tree branch near the end of his 730-foot plunge.
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Arrieta hung by his skydiving apparatus 100 feet above the ground from about 8 p.m. until the boom truck operator could get him into the bucket at 2 a.m., Auburn State Recreation Area Supervising State Park Ranger Scott Liske said Tuesday.
During the time the BASE jumper was in the tree, a rescue team that included Cal Fire, Placer County Sheriff’s deputies and State Parks, had to formulate several backup plans, including the ...