Mountain biker injured at Helen Hunt Falls; rescue operation underway

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UPDATE: FOX21 has learned that the CSFD and the El Paso County Search and Rescue team are working to rescue an injured mountain biker who fell several feet near Helen Hunt Falls and collapsed tunnel 3.

A Lifeline helicopter is being used to rescue the biker and will take them to a local hospital.

ORIGINAL: COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Emergency personnel are setting up at Helen Hunt Falls.

At this time, officials have not confirmed what the situation is but FOX21 has been told that the Colorado Springs Fire Department (CSFD) is the lead agency.

FOX21 has a photographer heading to the scene.

FOX21 will update as more information becomes available.

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