Injured Hiker Rescued by Air Boat at End of Park Point

Posted: April 23, 2013  |  By: Duluth New Tribune

A woman who had hurt her lower leg while hiking on the far reaches of Park Point late Monday afternoon was brought safely to land at Sky Harbor Airport about 5:15 p.m.

Duluth police and fire personnel and St. Louis County rescue team members responded to a call just after 4 p.m. from a woman who was injured at the very end of the point, beyond the airport and the end of Minnesota Avenue. Because it was difficult to reach her by land on the sandy and snowy point, the county’s air boat was deployed.

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