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Contact: Melissa Wilson, 406 888-7895
WEST GLACIER, MONT. – Glacier National Park officials report that an 18-year old male was seriously injured today after falling an estimated 40 feet from a construction zone east of the East Tunnel on the Going-to-the-Sun Road. The victim’s identity is being withheld so that his family can be notified.
The incident was reported to the Park’s Dispatch Center at 11:54 a.m. Responding park rangers stabilized the victim and raised him in a litter to the road. He was then transported by ALERT helicopter to Kalispell Regional Medical Center.
The incident is under investigation. Addition details, when available, will be provided.