Snowmobile Injury near West Yellowstone

(Gallatin County, Mont) Rescuers with Gallatin County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue in West Yellowstone assisted a snowmobiler who was injured in an incident near West Yellowstone on Christmas Day.

At 1:24 p.m. on December 25, a 13-year-old Montana girl who was snowmobiling on the Two Top Trail system, about three miles west of West Yellowstone, crashed her snowmobile into a tree and sustained a shoulder and back injury.

Search and Rescue responders met her at the scene of the incident on snowmobiles with a specialized snow ambulance. The girl was placed on a backboard and loaded into the snow ambulance, then transported to an awaiting ambulance from the Hebgen Basin Fire Department.

Photo courtesy of Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office.

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