Seventeen Year Old Rescued After Hiking Accident

    Juneau, AK (KINY) - Late on Saturday evening, Troopers got a call that 17-year-old Moses Larson had fallen from a cliff while hiking the Butte in Palmer.

    According to Trooper Dispatch reports,

    Butte Fire, EMS, and AST responded to the area of Sandvik Circle and began operations to find the hiker.

    When Larson was found, emergency personal determined that more resources would be needed to move him. He had broken a leg and sustained minor injuries. Larson was also in a dangerous spot for ground personnel to attempt the rescue.

    The Alaska Mountain Rescue Group and Alaska Rescue Coordination Center responded, ultimately air lifting Larson to Alaska Regional Hospital.

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