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June 6, 2021

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Injured Hiker Rescued on Royal Arch Trail

Boulder County, Colo. -

On Sunday, June 6, 2021 at approximately 4:30 p.m., the Boulder County Communications Center was notified of an injured hiker on the Royal Arch Trail.

A twenty-one year-old male from Boulder, CO sustained a non-life threatening leg injury while hiking on the Royal Arch Trail. Rocky Mountain Rescue Group provided a litter evacuation to the trailhead. The injured hiker declined ambulance transport. The rescue lasted approximately one hour.

Agencies assisting with this rescue included: Rocky Mountain Rescue Group, City of Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks.

The associated Boulder County Sheriff's Office case number is: #21-2656.

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/s/ Kevin Harner, Emergency Services Coordinator