Hiker rescued near Ptarmigan Lake

Posted: Monday, August 14, 2000

ANCHORAGE (AP) -- A tourist hiking near Ptarmigan Lake on the Kenai Peninsula had to be rescued Saturday after she broke her ankle, Alaska State Troopers said.

Ann Colville, 70, of Amblerside, England was carried by a search and rescue team to a helicopter at about 3:30 p.m.

She was transported to Providence Seward Medical Center for treatment.

Ptarmigan Lake is just east of Kenai Lake.

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