Authorities from St. Paul help in harrowing rescue near Split Rock Lighthouse

Sorry, this video is no longer available

A harrowing rescue was captured on camera after a woman fell and was injured while hiking near Split Rock Lighthouse Monday afternoon. 

The Minnesota Aviation Rescue Team used a helicopter to rescue the stranded woman. 

The team is comprised of members from the Minnesota State Patrol and St. Paul Fire Department. 

The Minnesota Aviation Rescue Team was called into assist the Lake County Rescue Squad, who were unable to move the woman due to her hip injuries and the rough terrain. 

The helicopter safely brought the woman out of the rocky terrain, and to a nearby parking lot where an ambulance was waiting.  

Categories: Community-imported, Police-imported