The Coast Guard rescues injured hiker north of Shelter Cove

Pacific Southwest Coast Guard News
MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. – The Coast Guard rescued an injured hiker who fell on the Lost Coast trail north of Shelter Cove, Calif., at approximately 4 p.m., Wednesday.

Coast Guard Group Humboldt Bay received the medical evacuation request from California Department of Fire and Foresty Protection and launched an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew at approximately 3:30 p.m. The hiker was hoisted from the beach and transferred to Group Humboldt Bay where he/she was met by emergency medical specialists.

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