Woman injured in fall from Beehive Trail

ACADIA NAT’L PARK — A 57-year-old woman from New York suffered apparent neck and back injuries when she fell about 30 feet from the Beehive Trail on Thursday morning.

Park rangers and MDI Search and Rescue responded. The woman was lifted by a Maine Forest Service helicopter to an open area near Sand Beach. She was then taken by ambulance to a LifeFlight helicopter, which flew her to Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor.

Dick Broom

Dick Broom

Reporter at Mount Desert Islander
Dick Broom covers the towns of Mount Desert and Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island High School and the school system board and superintendent's office. He enjoys hiking with his golden retriever and finding new places for her to swim. [email protected]

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