INCIDENT NUMBER: 18423

08 September 2016 at 0333 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in Aspen-Pitkin County, Colorado.  IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a male sustaining a leg and arm injury due to a fall while hiking. The individual was transported by helicopter to a waiting ambulance that transported him to a nearby hospital where his injuries were treated.