Friday, June 15, 2012

Motorcycle rider injured in crash

Ketchum woman treated and released

Express Staff Writer

A 53-year-old Ketchum woman was injured in a motorcycle accident Sunday afternoon seven miles west of Frenchman's hot springs on Warm Springs Road.

Blaine County Sheriff Gene Ramsey identified the woman as Victoria Poster. Ramsey said Poster went about 10 feet down a hill after she was unable to negotiate a curve.

Ramsey said the accident occurred at about 4:50 p.m. as Poster and her husband were riding off-road motorcycles together.

He said Poster's husband initiated an emergency response to the incident via cell phone by Ketchum Fire & Rescue. Ramsey said the response included a technical rescue.

Poster was transported to St. Luke's Wood River where she was treated and spent the night before being released Monday.

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