Woman, 70, rescued after 150-foot tumble down steep hill

AUBURN — Fire officials in the Seattle suburb of Auburn, Washington, say a 70-year-old woman out walking with two grandchildren and a dog had to be rescued Thursday afternoon after tumbling about 150 feet down a steep hillside.

KING-TV reports that the three were hiking in an area of steep trails when the woman fell. One of her grandsons, an 11-year-old boy, was able to call 911 for help.

Valley Regional Fire Authority officials say the woman suffered minor injuries while the 11-year-old and a 7-year-old boy were unhurt. The dog was also OK.

Rescuers brought the woman down to the White River, where she was loaded into a boat and taken for medical treatment.

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