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2 men rescued by helicopter after UTV accident

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Posted at 12:30 PM, Sep 11, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-11 15:31:05-04

Two men were rescued by helicopter after being severely injured in a UTV accident in the Mountains northeast of Morenci Saturday.

According to the Cochise County Sheriff's Office, Search and Rescue was requested to assist Greenlee County SAR and AZDPS Air Rescue.

One man was transported by Greenlee SAR personnel to a landing zone and a waiting medical helicopter.

The second man was extradited from under the UTV in serious condition. He was then packaged and short hauled by a long line rescue.

Both men were flown to Tucson for medical treatment of their injuries.