Man falls from bluff in Colbert County

COLBERT COUNTY, Ala. – A man has fallen from a bluff in Sheffield.  It happened behind a home on RiverBluff Terrace Monday afternoon.
Witnesses say the man was cutting grass for a family friend.  The back tire of his lawnmower got too close to the bluff.  He and the mower went over the edge, falling about 25 feet.

He was pulled to safety with cuts to his face but no other visible trauma.  An emergency helicopter crew transported him to Huntsville Hospital.   At this point his injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.