Man rescued after falling into Marion County rock quarry

Alex Kodak hospitalized with serious leg injuries

OCALA, Fla. – A Central Florida man is now sharing his incredible story after falling into a Marion County rock quarry.

Alex Kodak told News 6 he was rock climbing with a friend last Friday when he fell into the quarry near U.S. Highway 441 in Ocala.

Kodak was rescued by Marion County firefighters and rushed to a hospital with a broken tibia and fibula.

Kodak said doctors had to put 33 staples in his leg. 

At last check, Kodak was still in the hospital.





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