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Injured Hiker Rescued Near Ingalls Lake in Kittitas County

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KITTITAS CO., WA. - A woman is recovering Tuesday after being rescued from a hiking trail near Ingalls Lake northeast of Cle Elum.

Roxanne Neusbaum, 52, of North Bend was hiking Sunday evening when she slipped off some rocks injuring her left ankle. Other hikers in the area were able to hike out to the trail head and call for help.

Search and Rescue ground teams set out that same evening and got to Neusbaum around 2 a.m. Crews stabilized her ankle and stayed with her for the night.

Around 8 a.m. on Monday, a King County Sheriff's Rescue Helicopter airlifted Neusbaum to Devere Field in Cle Elum. An ambulance then transported her to a hospital in Issaquah for further treatment.
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