At 4:45 PM to the Weston Hills (North of Gillette off of North Highway 59) for a all terrain vehicle (ATV) accident with injury. The rider rolled the ATV down a ravine and suffered significant injuries. The exact
location of the accident was unknown.
A coordinated search with the assistance of the rider’s family members, Sheriff Deputies, Ambulance Personnel, Clabaugh Ranch Personnel and Fire Department Personnel covered many miles of trails resulting in finding the rider at 8:13 PM. The rider had a cell phone and crawled back up the hill for better phone reception and was able to describe the area she was in – assisting with locating her.
The patient was loaded in the Fire Department’s six wheel ATV and transferred down to where the ambulance was. Corporal Paul Pownall said the woman estimated that the accident occurred about 4:15, and said she appeared to have suffered broken bones in the accident.