Injured Hiker Air-lifted From Sanpete's Maple Canyon

Published on May 17, 2013 at 01:55PM

The Sanpete County Search and Rescue hoisted an injured hiker from Maple Canyon Friday morning. Dispatch was contacted at 6:15 a.m. about a hiker that had fallen off ledge and suffered fractures and was bleeding. The hiker had reportedly fallen 50 to 60 feet and landed on a ledge that was difficult for rescuers to get to. Lifeflight was called in to hoist the hiker out of the canyon. The hiker, who’s name has not yet been released, was transported to a medical facility.