Fish and Game officers called for assistance after hiker injured in NH
ALBANY — New Hampshire Fish and Game officers respond to Mt. Paugus after reports of an injured hiker.
Fish and Game officials received the distressed call around 7:30 p.m. on Friday from a hiking group located at Cabin Trail off Route 113A in Tamworth.
Responders say 18-year-old Kobi S. Eng of Portland, Maine was hiking down the mountain about two miles from the trailhead when he called for assistance.
The extent of Eng's injuries were not specified, but Fish and Game officers allegedly transported the injured hiker back to his hiking groups parking location where he was taken to a local hospital.
New Hampshire Fish & Game reminds hikers to prepare themselves before venturing out into the wilderness, including packing the ten essential items; map, compass, warm clothing, extra food and water, headlamp, fire starter, first aid kit, whistle, rain/wind jackets & pants, and a knife.