Myra Stemmerman, 27, of Everett was brought out on horseback by the Kittitas County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue Team after a fall on the trail on Tuesday, according to a news release from the Sheriff’s Office.

At around 2 p.m. Tuesday, Kittitas County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a rescue on the Tuck Lake Trail, located about 4.5 miles north of Forest Service Road 4330 and about 25 miles north of Ronald. The trail is steep and rugged. Stemmerman was hiking with a friend when she fell while going down the trail.

Stemmerman sustained non-life threatening injuries but was unable to get out on her own. Kittitas County Search and Rescue volunteers responded to assist. The injuries were stabilized at the scene and she was transported back to the trailhead via horseback. She was transported by private vehicle to the hospital.


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