Snowmobile Rescue starts Winter Season in West Yellowstone

For Immediate Release


On December 9, 2011, at 1209 hours, the West Yellowstone Police Department received a report of an injured snowmobiler on Two Top. 

Personnel from the West Yellowstone division of Gallatin County Search and Rescue and the Gallatin County Sheriffs Office conducted the rescue.

A 26-year-old male from Great Falls, Montana was riding a snowmobile near Two Top when he hit a bump and fell from the snowmobile resulting in a back injury.  He was transported out of the backcountry by the rescue team and then transferred to a Hebgen Basin Fire Department ambulance.  He was transported to the Bozeman Deaconess Hospital. ###

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