Man seriously injured, woman rescued from rock above North Saint Vrain Creek

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BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. — A man was seriously injured and a woman was rescued after getting trapped on a rock above the North Saint Vrain Creek near Lyons on Tuesday night, the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office said.

Deputies and crews from American Medical Response, Rocky Mountain Rescue and the Lyons Fire Protection District responded to 5111 Longmont Dam Road about 9:45 p.m., the sheriff’s office said.

Personnel found 28-year-old Nicholas Edwards inside a vehicle suffering from head injuries and a broken right forearm. He was taken to Boulder Community Hospital for treatment. His condition is not known and how he was injured was not released.

Kimberly Chartier, 21, remained stuck on a rock about 100 feet above the creek until she could be rescued. She was not injured.

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