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BOISE Internet sources say a former Mrs. Idaho pageant winner is in an area hospital after a serious accident in Hells Canyon.

KTVB confirmed with Saint Alphonsus that 2009 Mrs. Idaho Jamie Hilton was in the hospital s intensive care unit on Friday morning.

According to a blog created by friends and family, Hilton somehow fell about 12-feet backward onto rocks in Hells Canyon. She was then flown by Life Flight to Boise, where she underwent emergency brain surgery.

Friends say she is now in a medically-induced coma.

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