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CHP: Injured hiker rescued by helicopter from Skyline Park near Napa

CHP: Injured hiker rescued by helicopter from Skyline Park near Napa

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Skyline Park air rescue

A hiker injured Saturday at Skyline Wilderness Park outside Napa was rescued by a helicopter crew from the CHP Golden Gate Division's Air Operations, the agency reported.

A person who was injured Saturday while hiking east of Napa was rescued by helicopter, the California Highway Patrol’s Golden Gate Division Air Operations reported.

The hiker was hoisted from a remote trail at Skyline Wilderness Park shortly before 1:50 p.m., according to a Facebook post by the agency.

Napa County Fire also was called to the scene, and the patient was transferred to an American Medical Response ambulance, the CHP division said.

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Howard Yune covers public safety for the Napa Valley Register. He has been a reporter and photographer for the Register since 2011, and previously wrote for the Marysville Appeal-Democrat, Anaheim Bulletin and Coos Bay (Oregon) World.

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