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October 12, 2020

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Hiker evacuated from Anne U White Trail

Boulder County, Colo. - On Monday, October 12, 2020, at approximately 9:59 a.m., the Boulder County Sheriff’s Communications Center received a call reference a male who had fallen and injured his back while hiking on the Anne U. White Trail. The 71-year-old male, from Boulder, was hiking with family members when he fell.

Medical personnel stabilized the injured hiker. Rescuers then evacuated the injured hiker in a wheeled litter to an AMR ambulance who transported him to a local medical facility.

The rescue took approximately two hours.

Agencies assisting with this rescue included: Boulder County Sheriff’s Office, Boulder Mountain Fire Protection District, Rocky Mountain Rescue Group, Boulder County Parks and Open Space, and American Medical Response Ambulance.

The associated Boulder County Sheriff's Office case number is: #20-4548.


/s/ Emergency Services Sergeant – David Booton