Local News

Cumberland Man On ATV Survives Fall From Cliff

Posted March 8, 2004 3:16 a.m. EST

— A man ran his all-terrain vehicle off a 80-foot cliff north of Fayetteville Sunday and survived.

Dennis Dority, 52, was rescued by a Fort Bragg helicopter from a creek bed 2 miles from the nearest road.

Dority was taken to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center. A friend who was riding with him says he hurt his back and hips.