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Injured hiker rescued in White Mountain National Forest

Jim Cole | AP
Jim Cole | AP
In this Oct. 9, 2013, file photo, leaves begin to change color along the Presidential Range in the White Mountain National Forest, visible from Hart's Location, N.H.

ALBANY, N.H. — New Hampshire officials say rescuers carried a hiker in White Mountain National Forest to safety after she fractured an ankle.

The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department says 39-year-old Lisa Davis of Glen, New Hampshire, was hiking with a friend on Friday and summited Mount Chocorua before slipping on a rock while returning down. The companion hiked a mile to the summit to get a cell phone signal and called 911.

Several agencies responded, and Davis was treated and carried to a trail head parking area. The fish and game department says the incident is a reminder to hike with a partner and carry appropriate gear.

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