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Man injured in fall from rope swing into American River

A 21-year-old man was injured Friday afternoon when he fell from a rope swing into the American River.

The incident occurred about 3:30 p.m. near Hollister Avenue in Carmichael. Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District boats responded and found the man, who had suffered injuries to his head and torso, according to a district news release.

He was taken by boat to medics waiting at Rossmoor Bar, then taken to a local trauma center.