Richmond Heights man stuck at bottom of ravine for 7 hours

RICHMOND HEIGHTS, Ohio– Richmond Heights officers and firefighters rescued a man who fell down a hill into a ravine on Tuesday.

Larry Smith slipped down the steep hill in his backyard at about 1 p.m. Richmond Heights police said he struggled for the next seven hours until two officers heard him yelling for help.

The fire department used a rope and harness to get Smith to safety.

He was not injured during the ordeal.

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