A hiker injured in a fall in Catalina State Park had to be airlifted to a local hospital for treatment today.
According to a spokesman for the Southern Arizona Search and Rescue, the 27-year-old male fell and hit his head this morning. He is conscious and alert.
He was airlifted to a local hospital this afternoon.
Other hikers, including an off-duty EMT, also came to his aid.
Pima County Sheriff's deputies say the incident occurred about 2 miles in on the Romero Canyon Trail.
Tucson News Now's Barbara Grijalva is at the scene and will have more on this developing story as information becomes available. She can be followed on Twitter at @BGrijalvaKOLD.
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