Helicopter hoist used to carry teen hiker to safety

A teenage girl was rescued by helicopter after she suffered non-life threatening injuries when she fell 75 feet down a trail at a camp near Crestline on Saturday, April 22, according to a San Bernardino County Fire Department spokesman.

The victim had been hiking on the Heart Rock Trail for about a mile at Camp Seely in the San Bernardino Mountains before she fell, according to county fire spokesman Eric Sherwin.

The accident was reported about 2:40 p.m. Firefighters from Crest Forest, Lake Arrowhead and a specially trained technical rescue team responded and hiked in to the victim.

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