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Lawrence woman injured on trail at New Hampshire State Park

A Lawrence woman who was injured while hiking in Monadnock State Park in Jaffrey, New Hampshire Monday night was led to safety by a ranger, officials said.

Paloma Guerrero, 24, of Lawrence, injured her lower right leg while descending the White Cross Trail, shortly before 7 p.m., New Hampshire Fish and Game Department said in a press release Tuesday.

A ranger was already on the trail, responding to a report of another injured hiker, when a passerby alerted him to Guerrero.

The ranger reached her at 8:38 p.m. and provided her with crutches and headlamps to lead her down the mountain, the release said.

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Guerrero made it to the base of the trail just before 10 p.m. She refused further treatment, the release said.


Cynthia Fernandez can be reached at cynthia.fernandez@globe.com.