Injured Hiker rescued from Angel Rocks

An injured hiker was rescued after a fall of more than 20 feet from the popular hiking trail Angel Rocks last evening.

According to Steese Fire Department's Chief Flynn, several fire departments as well as Alaska
State Troopers were called in to attempt to rescue the male hiker at around 8:30pm.

A medic team and Division of Forestry helicopter was called in to assist in the rescue; however before it was launched the injured male was able to walk out of the trail and to fire officials.

The rescue effort lasted until nearly midnight.

Flynn says his injuries were severe and he was transported via ambulance to Fairbanks Memorial Hospital for treatment, his condition is unknown.