APPLE VALLEY, Calif. (VVNG.com) — A 42-year-old woman had to be hoist rescued to safety after injuring herself while out at the Deep Creek Hot Springs on Saturday.
Jaccisenojo Tucker, a resident of Fulton, TX was out hiking in the remote area when she suffered an ankle injury and was unable to continue hiking or even stand, officials said.
At about 8:40 pm, on May 16, 2020, the sheriff’s aviation helicopter 40King1 was requested to the hot springs and eventually located the injured hiker.
The crew located Tucker on a steep ridge at the 4,000 foot level above the hot springs. Due to the circumstances, it was determined that a hoist rescue was needed.
Tucker was secured into a rescue harness and subsequently hoisted into the helicopter, flown to Bowen Ranch, and transported by AMR to St. Mary’s Hospital for evaluation and treatment, officials said.To follow updates to this article and more, join our newsgroup on Facebook with over 165,000 members. Like our Facebook page, and Follow us on Instagram and Twitter.
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