Inyo Co SAR Incident 5/28/18

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Inyo Co SAR Incident 5/28/18

Post by maverick » Tue May 29, 2018 11:14 am

Inyo Co Sheriff's Dept:
On May 28th at about 5:00pm the Inyo County Sheriff Department was notified of a 60-year-old male subject with a leg injury on the Piute Pass trail. A hasty team member arrived at the trailhead and began hiking to locate the subject, while five other SAR members left from the Posse Hut. When the second group arrived at the trailhead, they were informed that the subject had been found near Loch Leven, hiking carefully with trekking poles and in good spirits. The rest of the team continued up and met the subject, and the other team member, at the base of Mount Emerson. The subject reported he either strained or tore his hamstring, but was able to walk. The whole team hiked with the subject, carrying his pack and providing mild assistance over the creek crossings.

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