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AIR DATE: July 24, 2013

Metro Police Officer David Vanbuskirk died while rescuing a hiker from Mt. Charleston on Monday night. Early reports indicate that he fell from the hoist after he attached the victim to the cable. How common are those kinds of accidents during rescue operations? And what can search and rescue teams do to decrease the likelihood of an accident?

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Monty Bell, membership chairperson, Mountain Rescue Association

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