Coast Guard hoists 68 year-old woman near Astoria

SEATTLE – The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 68-year-old woman from Ecola State Park approximately 30 miles from Astoria, Ore., Thursday afternoon.

After being notified by Cannon Beach Fire/Rescue, an HH-60 Helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Astoria rescued the woman who had collapsed one-and-a-half miles from a trail in the park.

The woman was taken to Columbia Memorial Hospital for treatment.

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