INCIDENT NUMBER: 17203
16 January 2016 at 0015 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in Tucker County, West Virginia. IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a male who sustained a lower back injury while on a hiking trip. The individual was transported by ambulance to a nearby hospital where he received treatment for his injury.