Beetle crew member hurt while marking trees in Deadwood - KOTA Territory News

Beetle crew member hurt while marking trees in Deadwood

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A Belle Fourche man was treated for injuries at Rapid City Regional Hospital Wednesday after falling off an embankment near Mt. Roosevelt in Deadwood.

Alex Baker was part of a crew marking Pine Beetle trees when the accident happened.  Other members of the crew stayed with him until an Army National Guard helicopter was able to airlift him out.

Other agencies responding were Lawrence County Search and Rescue, Emergency Management, Deadwood Ambulance and Lifeflight.

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