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SAR Incident Leavitt Lake 7/19/16

Postby maverick » Mon Jul 25, 2016 12:30 pm

Mono SAR:
On July 19, 2016, Mono County Dispatch received a 911 call regarding an injured hiker on the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) near Leavitt Lake. The hiker had been immobilized due to her injuries reported as a possible broken/sprained ankle and declining health due to dehydration, altitude sickness, and exhaustion. Deputies from the Mono County Sheriff’s Office, Mono County Sheriff Search and Rescue, and Tuolumne County Search and Rescue, and CHP Rescue Helicopter (H-20) and crew responded.

Once the Search and Rescue teams located the hiker, they stabilized her. CHP Rescue Helicopter (H-20) stationed in Auburn, CA located, extracted, and flew the hiker to the area where Mono County Paramedics were stationed. The hiker was then transported to the Carson Valley Medical Center where she was treated for her injuries.
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