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Injured Hiker Requires Carry-Out in North Conway

By PAT TRAVERS, Senior Correspondent | July 30, 2020 | NEW HAMPSHIRE

Story No. 080420106

North Conway, NH - Around 4:15 P.M. on the afternoon of Thursday, July 30th, the North Conway Fire Department was dispatched to Black Cap Trail Head for a report of an injured hiker approximately 3/10 of a mile from the top of a 2.3 mile trail. The victim was reported to be a female in her 50's who tripped on a root and had a lower leg deformity. The trail is accessible by the narrow, winding Hurricane Mountain Road. Companies requested additional manpower to the scene to assist with the rescue. NH Fish and Game also responded, and worked to extricate the victim. The victim was extricated using a stokes basket and a litter wheel. The victim was assisted to a Brewster EMS ambulance and transported to a local medical center.

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