NEVADA COUNTY (CBS13) — CHP rescue crews worked with Nevada County Fire to rescue a gold panner who was stuck on a rock in the Yuba River overnight Tuesday.

The CHP – Valley Division Air Operations said the gold panner suffered medical complications after getting stuck on the rock. A firefighter-paramedic from the North Tahoe Fire Protection District was hoisted onto the rock to assess the patient and help hoist her from the rock.

The gold panner was transferred to a ground ambulance for transport to a local hospital.

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