Rescuers in helicopter aid injured skier in Grand Teton

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JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Rescuers used a helicopter to to get an injured skier out of the backcountry of Grand Teton National Park. A ranger and two Teton County Search and Rescue volunteers flew to help the 30-year-old Vermont woman Saturday.

She hurt her leg skiing on Olive Oil, a 10,000-foot (3000-meter) peak in the Teton Range. The Jackson Hole News & Guide reports rescuers flew the woman suspended beneath a helicopter to Teton Village, where she was taken by ambulance to a hospital. Park officials didn't release the woman's identity.