6 people who helped rescue man who fell from cliff among those honored at Red Cross event

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Six people credited with helping to save a man’s life last year are among the honorees Friday night at the American Red Cross Heroes Soiree.

On March 3, 2018, Dan Smoker was hiking Castle Rock with his grandson Eli when he fell 25 feet off a ledge. Michael Mann, along with Christian, Dylan and Max McCaffery, and Tifany and Chris Borgelt came over to help Smoker, who was critically injured in the fall, the Red Cross says.

Emergency medical attention was provided while 911 was called. The group also helped emergency responders get Smoker into the ambulance when medical care arrived on scene. The group’s quick actions are credited for saving Smoker’s life and has earned them the Red Cross Life Saver Award.

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