SAFETY

Wasatch County Search and Rescue has a busy Saturday

Aug 8, 2022, 7:00 AM
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Wasatch Search and Rescue responded to two different calls on Saturday, including one on the Lower Provo River. Photo credit: Wasatch County Search and Rescue

WASATCH COUNTY, Utah — The Wasatch County Search and Rescue team was kept busy on Saturday with two different calls for assistance. 

The first call came in at 12:16 p.m. A 14-year-old hiker had fallen and injured her ankle near Blood Lake in the Midway area. The injury required extraction to an ambulance waiting Bonanza Flat parking lot.

It took the Search and Rescue team two hours to complete this mission.

Also on Saturday, Wasatch County Search and Rescue responded to a call of an injured boater on the Lower Provo River at 1:19 p.m. 

According to a posting on Facebook, a 27-year-old man was floating down the river in a tube and suffered a medical episode. He had made it safely out of the water when emergency personnel had arrived. 

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