News short: Rescue medic spending night with injured man in The Subway

The Subway, Zion National Park, date not specified | Photo by Jonathan Fortner, courtesy of Zion National Park, St. George News

ZION NATIONAL PARK – A search and rescue mission is underway in The Subway area of Zion National Park Tuesday night.

A 54-year-old man injured his ankle just before the first rappels into The Subway, Zion National Park Public Information Officer Aly Baltrus said.

The man needs to be brought out to a place where Life Flight can land and pick him up.

A park medic is spending the night with the man until Life Flight can fly in to pick him up in the morning, Baltrus said.

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