INCIDENT NUMBER: G21817

01 January 2016 at 2049 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a DeLorme inReach device in Utah County, Utah.   IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a 21 year old male suffering from a severe back injury. The individual was transported by helicopter to the nearest hospital where he received treatment for his injury.