The South Lake Tahoe branch of the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call at 3:34 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 2 regarding an injured skier in Echo Peak.
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The skier, identified as Peter Brumis, 36, of South Lake Tahoe, had been skiing with his dog when he injured his knee, Lt. Pete VanArnum said.
Assistance was provide by CHP Air Operations, which provided a helicopter from Auburn, VanArnum said.
Brumis was located from the air and local CHP Officer Mark Flores was lowered down to secure Brumis and his dog. They were hoisted into the helicopter and flown to South Lake Tahoe for treatment of Brumis’ injury.