NEWRY⁠ — A 19-year-old Gorham woman was listed in fair condition Friday evening with injuries from a fall from a ledge in Grafton Notch State Park on Thursday afternoon.

A Maine Forest Service helicopter lifts hiker Camryn Morton, 19, of Gorham from a clearing in Grafton Notch State Park in Newry on Thursday afternoon. Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife photo

Camryn Morton was on the Table Rock Trail when she fell about 25 feet from a ledge, according to Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife Communications Director Mark Latti.

Cpl. John MacDonald, spokesman for the Maine Warden Service, said state game wardens, a Grafton Notch park ranger, Newry and Bethel Fire Departments, Bethel Rescue and Mahoosuc Mountain Rescue hiked to the scene.

Morton sustained a concussion and injuries to her wrists, elbow and pelvis, according to Latti.

Rescuers provided initial treatment and carried Morton to a clearing where a Maine Forest Service helicopter picked her up in a litter and flew her to a LifeFlight helicopter, which took her to Maine Medical Center in Portland.

A nursing supervisor at the Portland hospital said Friday night that Morton was in fair condition.

Morton was hiking with a friend when she fell, Latti said.


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