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October 16, 2016

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Rescue on injured hiker on trail between the First and Second Flatiron

19-year old Hiker rescued with minor injuries

Boulder County, Colo. - On Saturday, October 15, 2016 at approximately 8:55 a.m., the Boulder County Communications Center received a 911 call from a 19-year old male advising he had fallen, injured his ankle and was needing medical assistance. The male party told Boulder County Communication that he was hiking off trail between the First and Second Flatiron. Fortunately the Hiker was able to provide his GPS location to rescuers.

Rescue personnel from the Rocky Mountain Rescue Group (RMR), the City of Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks Rangers (OSMP), and the Boulder Fire Department responded to the scene to assist. Rescuers were able to quickly locate the Hiker and assisted him down the trail safely.

the associated case number for this incident is 16-6346.

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/s/ Sergeant Andy Smith