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YAPOAH LAKE, OR -- Deschutes County Search and Rescue teams responded to Yapoah Lake, near North Sister, to rescue an injured hiker, Thursday afternoon.

 

Deschutes County dispatchers received a call from International Emergency Response Center asking for assistance for one of their clients. Daniel Ravencraft sent a text message that she had fallen while hiking with her service dog. She indicated she was injured and non-ambulatory.

 

SAR responded with a horse team and reached the 43-year-old Eugene woman at about 1 p.m.  Medics evaluated her and prepared for extraction by a Black Hawk Helicopter from the Oregon National Guard.

 

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