Ankle Injury - Giant Ledge

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Ankle Injury - Giant Ledge

New postby dave » Wed Aug 26, 2020 9:41 pm

Town of Shandaken in Ulster County

Wilderness Rescue:
On August 17 at 2:30 p.m., Forest Rangers Brand, Stratton, Martin, and Franke responded to the Giant Ledge Trail following a report of a female hiker with a right ankle injury. Rangers Martin and Brand located the 28-year-old woman from Brooklyn at 3 p.m., placed a splint on her injured leg, and packaged her up to be transported by litter to a waiting UTV. At 4:36 p.m., Rangers Stratton and Franke reported the subject was out of the woods and being treated by local EMS at the trailhead. Emergency personnel then transported the woman to a local hospital for additional treatment.
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