QUICK LINKS:

Man rescued from 40-foot fall in Grimes Glen in Naples

Updated: 08/07/2014 3:53 AM
Created: 08/06/2014 8:47 PM WHEC.com

A Farmington man who fell while descending from the fourth waterfall in Grimes Glen gorge in Naples on Wednesday is in guarded condition.

Ontario County sheriff’s deputies say 46-year-old Phillp Defranco fell some 40 feet after he lost his footing on the waterfall around 4 p.m. They say he fell onto a stone ledge, where he landed on his head and chest.

Defranco was flown to Strong Memorial Hospital by LifeNet medical helicopter with head and chest injuries, according to deputies.

Credit: MPNnow.com




News10NBC/WHEC-TV welcomes your opinion and interaction on our website, but please remember to keep it clean. If you're advertising for another business, being profane, vulgar or slanderous your post will be deleted. By commenting on this website, you agree that anything you post may be used, along with your name and profile picture, in accordance with our Privacy Policy and the license you have granted pursuant to our Terms of Use. Comments are not pre-screened before they posted.

Flood Warning

NY AREAS AFFECTED: Erie; Wyoming
Expires: 11/25/2014 8:00 AM

Flood Warning

NY AREAS AFFECTED: Erie; Wyoming
Expires: 11/25/2014 9:34 AM

Flood Warning

NY AREAS AFFECTED: Erie; Genesee
Expires: 11/26/2014 1:36 AM

Flood Warning

NY AREAS AFFECTED: Cattaraugus; Chautauqua; Erie; Genesee; Wyoming
Expires: 11/24/2014 4:15 PM

High Wind Warning

NY AREAS AFFECTED: Genesee; Monroe; Niagara; Northern Erie; Orleans; Wyoming
Expires: 11/25/2014 4:00 AM

Wind Advisory

NY AREAS AFFECTED: Allegany; Cattaraugus; Livingston; Northern Cayuga; Ontario; Wayne
Expires: 11/25/2014 4:00 AM

Rochester

Few Clouds
61°
64° | 42°
  • Feels like: 61° F
  • Wind: SSW 16mph
  • Humidity: 70%
  • Tue Mostly cloudy and windy
    42° | 35°
  • Wed Afternoon snow showers
    39° | 29°
  • Thu Snow showers
    37° | 24°
  • Fri Partly cloudy
    31° | 20°