Hiker rescued on the Arizona Trail

Payson Roundup

A woman had to be carried off the Arizona Trail last week after she fell and broke her leg at a low-water crossing. The 70-year-old woman was hiking the Arizona Trail Thursday, April 27, approximately four miles north of the Rim Road (Forest Service Road 300), 13 miles east of State Route 87, when she slipped on wet rocks while crossing a small stream, severely injuring her knee, said Pine-Strawberry Fire Chief Gary Morris.

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