INCIDENT NUMBER: 18680

05 November 2016 at 1901 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in Emery County, Utah.  IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a male sustaining a compound fracture to his ankle caused by an accident while out on a hiking trip. The individual was transported by helicopter to the nearest hospital where he received treatment for his injury.