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Hiker rescued from trail on Peachland’s Pincushion Mountain

Hiker rescued from trail on Peachland’s Pincushion Mountain
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Rescuers from Central Okanagan Search and Rescue attend to an injured hiker on Pincushion Mountain in Peachland, BC, Oct. 20, 2018.

Coutesy: COSAR/ Global Okanagan

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Emergency crews spent almost three hours attempting to bring an injured hiker down from a trail on Pinchushion Mountain near Peachland Saturday morning.

The 46-year-old woman had broken her ankle near the peak of the mountain, according to Central Okanagan Search and Rescue (COSAR), a location that is about an hour hike from the trail-head.

Peachland fire crews along with paramedics and volunteers from COSAR began their efforts to rescue the hiker before 8 a.m.
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