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Injured mountain biker rescued from dark Kelowna trail

Woman rescued after injury on Kelowna mountain trail

The Kelowna Fire Department was called in to help bring an injured mountain biker off the trail in Myra-Bellevue Provincial Park.

Firefighters received their call to assist around 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday alongside Central Okanagan Search and Rescue (COSAR) and the B.C. Ambulance Service.

An initial search crew set out on mountain bikes to locate the woman.

The effort to retrieve her with ATV’s took several hours in the dark.

Her injuries were said to be non-life threatening, according to fire department personnel on the scene.

The woman was taken to hospital.

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