Crews rescue fallen boy near Emerald Lake

Published 07/23 2014 03:30PM

Updated 07/23 2014 09:47PM

UTAH COUNTY (ABC 4 Utah) - Search and rescue crews responded to a fallen boy Wednesday afternoon.

Utah County Sheriff's Office deputies say a 12-year-old boy fell and injured his leg while hiking with family near Emerald Lake. He was not able to hike back down the mountain on his own.

Emerald Lake a small lake near the summit of Mount Timpanogos in the Wasatch Range.

A helicopter was dispatched to help with the rescue.

Officials say the boy's injuries are not life threatening.

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