Rescue under way near North Ogden Divide for injured hiker

May 15 2013 - 11:30am

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Weber County Search and Rescue brings an injured hiker down from the cliffs where he was stranded Tuesday, May 14, 2013 on North Ogden Divide in North Ogden, Utah. (NICK SHORT/Standard-Examiner)
Weber County Search and Rescue lowers and injured hiker Tuesday, May 14, 2013 on North Ogden Divide in North Ogden, Utah. (NICK SHORT/Standard-Examiner)
Weber County Search and Rescue prepares to lower and injured hiker Tuesday, May 14, 2013 on North Ogden Divide in North Ogden, Utah. (NICK SHORT/Standard-Examiner)
Weber County Search and Rescue recues an injured hiker Tuesday, May 14, 2013 on North Ogden Divide in North Ogden, Utah. (NICK SHORT/Standard-Examiner)
Weber County Search and Rescue recues an injured hiker Tuesday, May 14, 2013 on North Ogden Divide in North Ogden, Utah. (NICK SHORT/Standard-Examiner)
Weber County Search and Rescue recues an injured hiker Tuesday, May 14, 2013 on North Ogden Divide in North Ogden, Utah. (NICK SHORT/Standard-Examiner)
Weber County Search and Rescue brings an injured hiker down from the cliffs where he was stranded Tuesday, May 14, 2013 on North Ogden Divide in North Ogden, Utah. (NICK SHORT/Standard-Examiner)
Weber County Search and Rescue lowers and injured hiker Tuesday, May 14, 2013 on North Ogden Divide in North Ogden, Utah. (NICK SHORT/Standard-Examiner)
Weber County Search and Rescue prepares to lower and injured hiker Tuesday, May 14, 2013 on North Ogden Divide in North Ogden, Utah. (NICK SHORT/Standard-Examiner)
Weber County Search and Rescue recues an injured hiker Tuesday, May 14, 2013 on North Ogden Divide in North Ogden, Utah. (NICK SHORT/Standard-Examiner)
Weber County Search and Rescue recues an injured hiker Tuesday, May 14, 2013 on North Ogden Divide in North Ogden, Utah. (NICK SHORT/Standard-Examiner)
Weber County Search and Rescue recues an injured hiker Tuesday, May 14, 2013 on North Ogden Divide in North Ogden, Utah. (NICK SHORT/Standard-Examiner)

NORTH OGDEN -- Search and Rescue officials and other agencies located a 43-year-old man from Farr West near a rock outcropping northeast of the North Ogden Divide Tuesday morning.

The man has a twisted ankle and injured knee. He has been stranded for approximately three days, after being dropped off by a friend near Nordic Valley..

A helicopter was standing by while crews attempt a ground rescue.

More information will be reported as it is available. Check back with standard.net for more.

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