Hiker transported by Life Flight after falling into Hornet Creek near Farmington

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Posted by Davis County Sheriff's Search and Rescue on Sunday, July 7, 2019

FARMINGTON, Utah, July 7, 2019 (Gephardt Daily) — A hiker was transported by Intermountain Life Flight after falling some 30 feet into Hornet Creek near Farmington Saturday.

The hiker fell near a waterfall. Police were dispatched just after 10:20 a.m., according to Davis County Sheriff’s Office officials.

“30-year-old male fell up Hornet Creek today,” said a Facebook post from Davis County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue. “A huge thank you to Intermountain Life Flight for making short work of what would have been a long day.”

The Life Flight helicopter transported the hiker to McKay Dee Hospital in Ogden.

His condition is serious, but not life-threatening, officials said.

It’s not clear at this stage exactly what caused the man to fall.

Gephardt Daily will have more on this developing story as information is made available.


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