Woman taken to hospital after ATV rollover

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— A 44-year-old woman was taken to Yampa Valley Medical Center with injuries not considered to be life-threatening after she rolled her all-terrain vehicle Tuesday in North Routt County.

The accident occurred on Forest Service Road 411 near Hahn’s Peak and was reported at about 12:40 p.m.

Five Routt County Search and Rescue volunteers, two park rangers and a North Routt Fire Protection District emergency responder assisted in rescue. Search and Rescue volunteers took ATVs up the jeep road to get the woman, who incident commander Kristia Check-Hill said was having difficulty breathing. She said that part of the ATV hit the woman in the abdomen but that she did not have life-threatening injuries.

The woman was from out of state and was not part of a commercial tour, Check-Hill said.

Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue emergency responders took the woman to the hospital.

— To reach Matt Stensland, call 970-871-4247 or email mstensland@SteamboatToday.com

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