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BEND, OR -- A horse rider was injured on the trail near the Quinn Meadow Horse Camp, located off Century Drive between Devils Lake and Elk Lake, Saturday.

 

At 12:40pm, Deschutes County Dispatch received a 911 call, and 15 Search and Rescue volunteers and 1 Deschutes County Deputy responded to the scene, while another stayed to coordinate the response.

 

57-year-old Robert Laroe of Creswell, OR was reached by rescuers at 1:54pm, about a mile down the trail from the horse camp. He was treated for potentially life-threatening injuries at the scene, and transported via wheeled litter from Quinn Meadow to a waiting helicopter.

 

Laroe was Life Flighted to St. Charles Bend for further treatment.

 

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