Coast Guard rescues woman who fell off cliff near Houda Point Beach

A Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew conducts cliff-rescue training at Patrick's Point State Park, California, Feb. 14, 2018. The helicopter crews assigned to Sector Humboldt Bay cover Humboldt, Mendocino and Del Norte counties. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. j.g. Audra Forteza/Released)

File photo of a Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew conducting cliff-rescue training (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. j.g. Audra Forteza)

MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — The Coast Guard rescued a 30-year-old woman near Houda Point Beach near Trinidad, Wednesday.

California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection contacted Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay watchstanders at approximately 2 p.m., requesting assistance to rescue a woman who had reportedly fallen from a cliff and became injured.

Sector Humboldt Bay watchstanders dispatched an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew to the scene.

The helicopter crew arrived on scene at approximately 2:30 p.m., hoisted the woman and transferred her to St. Joseph Hospital in Eureka.

Her condition is unknown.

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