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Woman winched to safety after snake bite in Stirling Range National Park

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VideoA woman was rescued from the Stirling Range National Park after she was bitten by a snake at the weekend.

A woman was rescued from the Stirling Range National Park after she was bitten by a snake at the weekend.

The woman, aged in her 60s, was winched to safety on Saturday morning by the RAC Rescue helicopter and flown to Albany Airport.

She then transferred to Albany Regional Hospital for treatment.

Vision of the rescue shows the woman strapped to a stretcher as she is carefully winched from the rocky terrain onto the chopper.

The woman has since been discharged.

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