A 78-year-old man slipped on a Marys Peak trail on Monday morning and was transported to Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center in Corvallis with non-life-threatening injuries, Philomath Fire & Rescue reported.

The fire department responded to the call at 11:14 a.m. on July 11. The fall occurred on the Ridge Trail about one-eighth to one-fourth of a mile up from the Marys Peak trailhead. Capt. Rich Saalsaa, Fire & Rescue public information officer, said the man suffered a possible broken ankle.

Emergency response crews were able to bring the man out to an ambulance in the Marys Peak parking lot.

Philomath Fire & Rescue sent a rescue crew of three and another rescue crew of two plus Chancy Ferguson as an incident commander.

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