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A motorcyclist from Castro Valley is recovering after crashing down an 80-foot embankment in the Beaver Creek area of Tuolumne County.

The Calaveras County Sheriff´s Department got the initial call, Thursday night.

28-year-old Steve Briggs was rescued via rope, by the Ebbetts Pass Fire Department, and was finally airlifted to a Modesto hospital.

Officials are not releasing his condition.

The investigation into the cause of the crash is underway.