Vermont woman rescued after injuring leg on Blueberry Mountain

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Sep. 11—Rescuers carried a Vermont woman down Blueberry Mountain after a leg injury prevented her from continuing a hike with her husband on Saturday.

Around 2:10 p.m. on Saturday, New Hampshire Fish and

Game received a call for an injured hiker on the Blueberry Mountain Trail in Benton.

The hiker, identified as Jeanette Perra, 55 of Brattleboro, Vermont, was hiking Blueberry Mountain with her husband when she suffered a leg injury that prevented her from being able to hike down the mountain. Conservation officers, PEMI Valley Search and Rescue Team, along with Upper Valley Wilderness Response Team all responded to the trail.

Rescuers used an ATV to drive over a mile in, then hiked the rest of the way to Perra's location. She was put into a litter and carried down the trail to the ATV, then driven back to the trailhead.

Perra was transported from the trailhead by her husband for additional medical treatment.