Copters rescue 3 injured hikers in Chugach Park

Posted: Wednesday, March 16, 2011

ANCHORAGE — Helicopters rescued three hikers injured in separate accidents Sunday in Chugach State Park.

Alaska State Troopers say two hikers fell on Flattop and the third suffered broken bones when she crashed into rocks while attempting a controlled slide down O’Malley Peak.

The Anchorage Daily News reports all three were flown to Providence Alaska Medical Center for treatment.

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