Woman hit by falling rock in Thacher State Park

VOORHEESVILLE, N.Y. (NEWS10) – A woman was taken to the hospital after being hit in the head by a falling rock in Thacher State Park.

New Salem Fire District and other crews rescued the 60-year-old woman off Indian Ladder Trail. They also said she suffered a broken ankle.

Crews aren’t sure how the rock became loose.

The woman was taken to Albany Medical Center and is listed in critical condition, according to New York State Parks.

New York Parks spokesperson said Indian Ladder Trail remains closed while an investigation and safety review takes place.

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