New Jersey Woman Rescued After Becoming Ill During Hike
A New Jersey woman had to be airlifted off the tallest peak in Maine, after mysteriously becoming ill during her hike.
NBC 10 Philadelphia says, the Maine Army National Guard Medevac Unit transported her off Pamola Peak on Mount Katahdin, after she become seriously ill.
Reportedly, she was unable to continue her hike with six other people and had to stop.
The 29-year-old woman from Moorestown, New Jersey is being treated at Millinocket Regional Hospital.
There's no news on what her medical condition is yet.
In this original story posted by The Portland Press Herald, Chief Ranger Stuart Gray warns hikers, evacuation could take 24 to 36 hours to complete. It's not always the case that you can be rescued by helicopter!
So, if you're a hiker yourself, please take proper precautions!