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Man in serious condition after hiking in heat

Posted at 9:05 PM, Jun 03, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-04 01:19:54-04

A man is in serious condition after hiking Tanque Verde Falls Friday afternoon.

Pima County Sheriff's Department Search and Rescue, along with Southern Arizona Rescue Association responded to a call about an unresponsive man on the trail. 

When they arrived, they found a 72-year-old man with extreme heat exhaustion.

The man was airlifted to Tucson Medical Center where he is being treated for serious heat related injuries.