Kootenai County teen rescued after crashing down steep ravine

Kootenai County teen rescued after crashing down steep ravine

Credit: Nina Mehlhaf, KGW Staff

Kootenai County teen rescued after crashing down steep ravine

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by KREM.com

KREM.com

Posted on August 19, 2014 at 7:25 AM

Updated Tuesday, Aug 19 at 9:25 AM

KOOTENAI COUNTY, Idaho  --  A 16-year-old boy was rescued after crashing his ATV down a steep embankment.

The incident happened on July 18th.

Authorities said the boy was riding on Forest Road 612 near Five Fingers Saddle when he lost control of his ATV and plowed down a steep ravine.

The victim had to be airlifted to a nearby hospital.

Authorities said the boy suffered serious injuries.

The boy was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

 

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