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Woman with Broken Ankle Assisted from Lake Serene Yesterday


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

LAKE SERENE, Wash. –A woman (age unknown) who sustained a possible broken ankle while hiking to Lake Serene was assisted out by search and rescue crews last night.  A friend of the victim called 911 around 4:45 p.m. to report the injury.  The Sultan Fire District, Gold Bar Fire District, and Index Fire District assisted the Sheriff’s Office and Snohomish County Volunteer Search and Rescue in reaching her around 6:30 p.m. and safely packing her out.  She was transported to the hospital for medical treatment.