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April 16, 2019

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Fallen scrambler rescued off the second flatiron

Boulder County, Colo. - On April 16, at approximately 9:50 a.m., Boulder County Sheriff’s Office responded to 101 Bluebell Rd. on the report of a fallen scrambler on the second flatiron.

A 26-year-old male fell approximately 50 to 60 feet and suffered critical injuries. Climbers nearby found the male and contacted emergency personnel. Rocky Mountain Rescue Group performed a technical vertical litter evacuation and then a scree evacuation. The male was transported to a local hospital.

Boulder County Sheriff’s Office, Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks, Rocky Mountain Rescue Group and American Medical Response responded to the scene.

The associated Boulder County Sheriff’s Office case number is: #19-2094.

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/s/ Sgt. Lori Cox