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SAR Incident Near Arrowhead Lake (Duck Pass) 8/13

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SAR Incident Near Arrowhead Lake (Duck Pass) 8/13

Postby maverick » Fri Aug 19, 2016 11:19 am

Mono Sheriff:
A 23 year-old man from San Marino, California had been cliff diving into Arrowhead Lake when he sustained injuries. He jumped from approximately 40 feet above the water, but struck a tree on the way down before hitting the water. He was able to reach shore, but he was unable to return to his vehicle at the trailhead due to the injuries he incurred. The Rescue Team responded to the scene, along with Mono County Paramedics. He was transported to the Duck Pass trailhead using a wheeled litter, and was taken to Mammoth Hospital for treatment of his injuries.
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