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Monday, March 20, 2017

Back country rescue of teen snowmobiler near Lost Creek (updated)


RCMP Alberta - On March 20, 2017 at 11:53 am the Crowsnest Pass RCMP detachment was notified of a snowmobile collision in the area of Lost Creek. The collision resulted in significant, but non-life threatening injuries, to a 14 year old male. Pincher Creek RCMP along with Pincher Creek Fire Services, both Pincher Creek and Kananaskis Search and Rescue Teams along with Conservation Officers, were deployed under the direction of the RCMP. Due to the extent of injuries and remote location of the collision, STARS air ambulance with the assistance of Kananaskis Search and Rescue attended the location to extract the injured male from the back country. Through the coordinated efforts of all emergency personnel, the injured male was safely transported to the Pincher Creek Health Centre for treatment.

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