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Woman breaks leg while night rappelling

Posted: 9:09 AM, Mar 12, 2012
Updated: 2012-03-12 12:11:29-04

A Logan woman was rescued after breaking her leg while rappelling at night at the Red Cliffs Reserve.

Washington County Search and Rescue responded at about 3 a.m. to the Chuckawalla Trail, located near mile post four on SR-18.

The woman lost her grip on the rope and fell about 60 feet, according to officials.  The 21-year-old woman broke her leg and was taken by medical helicopter to a Las Vegas hospital.

Her name has not been released.