NYS Parks Police investigate incident on Goat Island

An ambulance and Mercy Flight are also on the scene.

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Author: WGRZ Staff

Published: 2:47 PM EST February 13, 2023

Updated: 3:20 PM EST February 13, 2023



NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. — New York State Parks Police are on Goat Island investigating an incident. The Park Police and Fire Department are currently performing a rescue after a woman jumped into the Niagara Gorge with her son,  according to a spokesperson from the Niagara Parks. 

The incident happened in the gorge between Terrapin Point and the Cave of the Winds.

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First responders rescued the five-year-old child, who has been taken to the hospital. His condition is unknown at this time. 

Rescuers are working to bring the woman up.  No word on her condition. 

2 On Your Side has a crew on the scene and will have more information as it becomes available. 

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