Coast Guard hoists injured hiker from Olympic National Park, Wash.

SEATTLE – The Coast Guard medically evacuated an injured hiker near Lake Ozette in the Olympic National Park, Washington on Tuesday.

Coast Guard Group/Air Station Port Angeles, Wash., received a request at approximately 2:30 p.m. from rangers at the Olympic National Park requesting help for a 14-year old hiker who fell and needed to be medically evacuated.

An HH-65C Dolphin helicopter crew airlifted the hiker and transported him to emergency medical personnel at Port Angeles.

The hiker’s condition is unknown.

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