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Woman Airlifted From Alaska Basin

July 30, 2013 State of Wyoming, Teton County No Comments
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An unidentified San Diego, California woman was airlifted from the Alaska Basin area on the western edge of Teton County this weekend after she became ill while hiking there.  Teton County Undersheriff Bob Gilliam says the county got the call shortly after 8:00 pm Friday and deferred the case directly to Eastern Idaho Medical Center in Idaho Falls which dispatched the facility’s air ambulance to pick the woman up and take her to Idaho Falls for treatment. Gilliam says the woman was hiking at about 9670 feet in elevation when she became ill, and may have been a factor.

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