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Search and rescue members get ready to lift Mike McEntire out of Insomnia Canyon near Sedona.

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Climber miraculously survives 140-foot fall

A Payson man who miraculously survived a 140-foot fall thanks to a grueling and dramatic rescue this week battled to recover after several operations, including one to reattach his pelvis to his spine on Friday. Mike McEntire, 36, nearly died Aug. 13 in a Sedona canyon after losing control of a climbing rope and plummeting down a rocky ledge.


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