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Hiker Rescued Near Edwards Crossing

A hiker who reportedly fell about 80 feet has been found near the South Yuba River. North San Juan Fire Captain Christoffer Montelius says the call came in around late Saturday afternoon, and several agencies and volunteers responded….

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Exactly where though, and which side of the river, was uncertain, but he was eventually found on the North San Juan side. However, getting the man to a hospital was a challenge…

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That enabled them to take the patient to another area where he could be transferred to an air ambulance, and was then taken to Sutter Roseville Hospital. Montelius credits the campers in the area for making the rescue possible…

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The man’s name has not been released and his condition is not known. Montelius says the condition was critical Saturday night, but no update has been given.

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