Man rescued after falling off bike on Hixon Forest trail

LA CROSSE (WKBT) — The La Crosse Fire Department rescued a man who’d fallen off his bike on a trail in La Crosse’s Hixon Forest.

According to the fire department, they responded to that call at 5:44 p.m. Tuesday. Crews were able to make contact with him about halfway up the bluff on a bike trail. They used specialized equipment to get him down the bluff and carry him out.

Tri-State Ambulance took him to Gundersen. 13 people in total responded to the incident. No other injuries were reported.