Zion Narrows (Associated Press)

Zion Narrows (Associated Press)

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- Rescue efforts are underway after a rockfall at Zion National Park Wednesday afternoon.

Officials with the park said the rockfall happened just after 1 p.m. Wednesday in the Narrows, a popular hiking trail at Zion.

A woman was being extracted by the medical and search and rescue teams in the area. Officials said the person may need to be transported to a hospital for treatment.

The area is closed while crews assess the area, officials said.

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