Injured hiker rescued from Finger Rock Trail - Tucson News Now

Injured hiker rescued from Finger Rock Trail

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

A Pima County search and rescue unit rescued an injured hiker from the Finger Rock Trail on Sunday.

According to a news release from the Pima County Sheriff's Department, an 18-year-old man had fractured his ankle while hiking with his family.

Emergency medical technicians with the unit treated the man and carried him to safety on a Stokes Basket rescue stretcher.

Volunteers from Southern Arizona Rescue Association assisted in the rescue.

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