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PCSD: Deputies rescue hiker experiencing medical emergency in Finger Rock trail

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Posted at 3:36 PM, Oct 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-13 19:21:19-04

TUCSON, Ariz. — Pima County Sheriff's Department Search and Rescue deputies responded to a hiker rescue in Finger Rock trailhead Sunday morning.

PCSD says it was reported around 10:30 a.m. that a 67-year-old male that had fallen unconscious while hiking on the trail.

Upon arrival, it was discovered that the man was experiencing a medical emergency, according to PCSD. He was air lifted off the trail by the Arizona Department of Public Safety helicopter and taken to a local hospital.

No further details were released about his condition.