Deputies rescue dehydrated hiker at Catalina State Park
Search and Rescue deputies responded to Catalina State Park to look for a 50-year-old woman who ran out of water and became dehydrated Sunday, Sept. 30.
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TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - A search and rescue operation is underway for a woman at Catalina State Park.
Search and rescue deputies responded to the Mira Springs Trail in Catalina State Park at around just before 2:30 p.m. Sunday to look for a 50-year-old woman who was dehydrated and out of water, according to Deputy Tom Peine with the Pima County Sheriff's Department.
Peine updated KGUN9 and said the woman was located with the Customs and Border Patrol helicopter. Search and rescue deputies had to hike into the park to reach the woman. Peine says she was vomitting and in rough shape when rescuers reacher her.
Crews administered fluids to the woman and she was able to walk out towards the helicopter.
She was transported to Northwest Hospital for further evaluation and treatment.