Girl Injured in Snowmobile Crash near West Yellowstone


West Yellowstone, Mont. On March 19, 2014, at 12:06 p.m., Gallatin County Sheriffs Search and Rescue responded to the report of an injured snowmobiler on Two Top near the Montana/Idaho border. Personnel from the Sheriffs Office, Search and Rescue (West Yellowstone Division), and the U.S. Forest Service assisted with the rescue. When the rescue team arrived at the scene they found a 15-year-old female from Pella, Iowa, who had suffered injuries to her right shoulder, right leg, and back. She had been riding on a snowmobile with her mother when her mother lost control in a corner and crashed. She was ejected and injured. She was packaged onto the rescue sled and transported to an awaiting Hebgen Basin Fire Department ambulance. She was then transported to the Bozeman Deaconess Hospital.



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