Injured hiker rescued from Teanaway area trail

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TEANAWAY- Early Wednesday morning, Kittitas County Search and Rescue volunteers were called to assist with the rescue of an injured hiker in the Teanaway area.

The Duvall woman was hiking with her friend on the Bean Creek Trail in the Teanaway near Esmeralda Basin. While hiking with a friend, the Duvall woman reportedly fell and possibly broke her ankle. Another hiker on the trail was able to hike out and call for help.

The injured woman was located a mile up the trail and was transported out on a wheeled litter by Kittitas Search and Rescue volunteers. She was later transported by private vehicle to Kittitas County hospital.