Man falls 800 feet into volcanic crater in Oregon

A man exploring an Oregon national park fell more than 600 feet into a volcanic crater, the Crater Lake National Park said.

On Monday afternoon, the Coast Guard Sector North Bend received a call that a man was injured inside the Crater Lake caldera at the Crater Lake National Park.

When the Coast Guard arrived, a helicopter rope team was already 600 feet down into the crater and could hear the man yelling for help but couldn’t reach him, according to a Coast Guard press release. The Seattle Times reports that the man fell 800 more at

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