- Associated Press - Thursday, September 3, 2015

TERREBONNE, Ore. (AP) - A 61-year-old rock climber has been injured after falling about 15 feet while climbing at Smith Rock State Park in central Oregon.

Sgt. Ronny Dozier with the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office says Peter Kettering of Hokitika, New Zealand, suffered ankle injuries. He was climbing Asterisk Pass when he fell Thursday afternoon.

Search and rescue teams responded and wheeled him to the main trailhead. He was evaluated by medics and went to a hospital in Redmond.

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