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Woman hiker with possible ankle injury found herself stranded near Alfred Harrell Highway

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Posted at 4:49 PM, Feb 07, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-07 19:49:00-05

A woman hiking near Alfred Harrell Highway was rescued by Bakersfield Fire after she suffered a possible ankle injury and found herself stranded.

Crews made contact with her and assessed her injuries, then carried her inside of a stokes basket to the top of a hill where she was delivered to an ambulance.

She was then transported to a nearby hospital.