Searcher injured while looking for hiker on Mount Rose

RENO, Nev. (AP) - Authorities say a Washoe County Search and Rescue team member was hospitalized with a head injury after a fall during a search for a missing hiker.

Searchers were looking for a hiker on Monday near the Mt. Rose Summit. The hiker was found that evening.

It's unclear exactly when the searcher fell.

A helicopter from Fallon Naval Air Station was called in to fly the rescuer to Renown Regional Medical Center.


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