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Woman Rescued after Sustaining Injuries while Horseback Riding

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  June 8, 2015

CONTACT: Shari Ireton, Director of Communications, Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office
[email protected], 425-388-3377, Media line: 425-249-6263

GETCHELL, Wash. – A woman (age unknown) who sustained injuries while horseback riding was located, treated and packed out by personnel from the Sheriff’s Office, Snohomish County Volunteer Search and Rescue, Getchell Fire District, Lake Stevens Fire District and Granite Falls Fire District earlier today.  The woman had been riding along the trail near the power line when she fell around 12:30 p.m. and called 911.  .She was safely recovered and transported to Providence Regional Medication Center around 2 p.m.

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