Crane used to rescue man who jumped off cliff

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SAN DIEGO – A man who jumped from a cliff and into the ocean along Sunset Cliffs was hoisted out by a crane, authorities said.

San Diego Fire-Rescue Department rescued a man who was stranded below the cliffs at Monico and Sunset Cliffs Boulevard Thursday afternoon.

Witnesses said the man jumped into the water “for fun,” but he quickly realized he needed help getting back out.

A lifeguard was lowered down to the rocky beach below and hoisted him out.

It was unknown if he had any injuries.

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