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Tubing Accident at Tibble Fork

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43 year old male involved in Tubbing accident is flown from Tibble Fork by Air Med to LDS Hospital in Salt Lake City.

On Friday, January 31, 2003 at approximately 1:50 P.M. the Utah County Sheriff's Office Dispatch Center received a 911 call regarding a male involved in a tubing accident. Mike Ridgeway, 43 years old, from Salt Lake City was tubing in the area of the "Bowl" near Tibble Fork. Mike received possible neck, back and head injuries as a result of an accident while tubing. Mike was flown by Air Med to the LDS Hospital in Salt Lake City. His condition was not known as of 7:00 P.M. Members from the Sheriff's Office Search and Rescue and Lone Peak Ambulance responded and packaged up Mike in Preparation for Air Med. Sgt. Dennis Harris Public Information Officer Utah County Sheriff Office