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Rescue personnel help hiker who broke ankle on Molokai trail

Fire rescue personnel from Kaunakakai and Pukoo assisted a female hiker from Calgary, Canada, after she slipped and suffered a broken ankle while hiking with family along the Halawa Valley Trail today.

The rescuers located the 59-year-old woman about two miles up the trail, stabilized her on a backboard, and carried her off the trail.

She was transported by ambulance to Molokai General Hospital in stable condition.

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