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Sonoma County sheriff’s helicopter rescues hiker from Annadel State Park

A woman who fell and hit her head Saturday in Santa Rosa’s Annadel State Park was airlifted out by Henry 1, the Sonoma County sheriff’s helicopter, emergency dispatchers said.

The helicopter was dispatched to a 2:10 p.m. report of a woman who had fallen in a remote area of the park, the dispatcher said.

Crew members located her and picked her up using a long rope, the dispatcher said.

She was flown to an area nearby and loaded onto a an ambulance which drove her to a hospital, he said.

Her condition was not immediately known.

You can reach Staff Writer Paul Payne at 568-5312 or paul.payne@pressdemocrat.com. On Twitter @ppayne.

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