A scary situation unfolded over the weekend when a Selah woman was rescued via a helicopter after her horse was spooked and trampled her near a creek.

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According to the story from KNDO

According to Burnett, 46-year-old Angela Larimer of Selah was leading her horse across a creek late Saturday afternoon when the animal became startled.

Larimer's husband hiked for a half-mile to find cellular service and call for help. It then took hours for a ground team and rescue helicopter to arrive at the remote location.

The hoist-equipped helicopter took Larimer to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, where she was treated for a fractured lower leg and ankle.