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Hiker airlifted to hospital after 20-foot-drop near Snowbasin

Sep 2, 2023, 6:03 PM

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WEBER COUNTY, Utah — A woman was hospitalized after falling off a ledge near the top of Mount Ogden Saturday afternoon.

Sgt. Endsley with Weber County Sheriff’s Office told KSL a woman in her 20s fell about 20 feet onto some rocks near Snowbasin.

Endsley said the hiker fell near an area with a radio antenna tower and a helipad.

He said the woman suffered a head injury, arm fracture, lacerations, and heavy bleeding. She was transported by a medical helicopter to a local hospital in an unknown condition.

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Hiker airlifted to hospital after 20-foot-drop near Snowbasin