Man falls into creek, taken to hospital

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(WBRE/WYOU) — A man was taken to the hospital Friday morning after falling into a creek in Luzerne County.

Officials were called to West Eighth Street in West Wyoming around 11:30 for a rope rescue. According to the deputy fire chief, an elderly man was fixing a fence when he fell off a 12-foot wall into the shallow creek below.

The man was taken to the hospital with head injuries.

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