Press release from Madison County Sheriff

This is a photo of the river rescue on the Jefferson River today outside of Twin Bridges (10 miles north). This canoeist was trapped between her canoe and the bridge pillar for nearly 4 1/2 hours. She is in apparent good condition and is being transported via Summit Air Ambulance to a hospital for treatment.

Photo Courtesy of Gallatin Co. Sheriff’s Office

Time call received  1346
Time extricated from the river 1755

The following agencies took part in the rescue

Madison Co Sheriff’s Office  &  SAR
Incident IC Chris Mumme Madison co DES 1
Madison Co 911 Communication Center
Gallatin Co Dive / River Rescue Team
Beaverhead Co Swift Water Rescue
Madison Co SAR
Twin Bridges QRU
Summit Air Ambulance
Ruby Valley Ambulance

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