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By Andi Bourne

Snowmobiler rescued after crash


January 24, 2019

Andi Bourne, Pathfinder

Lifeflight landing at the Westside Bypass Trailhead Saturday, Jan. 19. Seeley-Swan Search and Rescue Chief Tim Hoag watching.

SEELEY LAKE – Seeley Lake Fire Department and Seeley-Swan Search and Rescue responded to a call early Saturday afternoon about a 58-year-old woman who was injured riding the trail to the Lake Elsina Warming Hut. After volunteers transported her part of the way out in the rescue toboggan behind a snowmobile, Lifeflight was able to land and flew her to Missoula where she was treated for head and chest injuries.

According to Missoula County Sheriff's Office Sergeant Robert Parcell, the woman from Floweree, Mont, northeast of Great Falls, was riding up to the Lake Elsina warming hut on the tr...

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