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Injured Woman Safe

A 57-year-old woman who reportedly fell and broke her leg near a beach in Sekiu, east of Neah Bay, was medevaced by a Coast Guard aircrew.

The MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Air Station Port Angeles hoisted the woman around 1 p.m. and transported her to emergency medical services personnel waiting at Sekiu Airport.

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound received a request for helicopter assistance from Clallam County Fire responders around 10:30 a.m. due to the complexity of the woman’s reported injury.

The weather at the time of the rescue was reported to be clear with 11 mph winds.