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Cyclist in potentially life-threatening condition after fall near Bragg Creek

A cyclist was rushed to hospital in potentially life-threatening condition after a fall west of Bragg Creek Friday afternoon, paramedics tell CBC News.

Man in his 30s had to be extracted by helicopter, sent to hospital in serious condition

The cyclist, a man in his 30s, was taken by STARS Air Ambulance to Foothills hospital in serious condition. (STARS)

A cyclist was rushed to hospital in potentially life-threatening condition after a fall west of Bragg Creek Friday afternoon, paramedics tell CBC News.

EMS, fire, STARS Air Ambulance and Alpine Helicopters responded just after 3 p.m. to a trail in the Moose Mountain area.

The man, in his 30s, had to be extracted with a long line after sustaining a serious head injury. He was then assessed by paramedics but found to be unresponsive and STARS Air Ambulance airlifted him to the Foothills hospital.

Paramedics could not say where the man is from.

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