Coconino rescuers respond to woman stuck on 700-foot ledge - Tucson News Now

Coconino rescuers respond to woman stuck on 700-foot ledge

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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Search crews and a helicopter are responding to a rescue situation where a woman is stuck on a 700-foot ledge in Oak Creek Canyon.

Elise Heon, 50, was reported missing last night when she did not check out of her resort in Coconino County.

Heon was expected to check into another resort today but did not make it.

Crews were called at 8 a.m. Friday and are currently in the process of bringing the woman to safety.

She is said to be alert and communicating with rescuers.

Stay with KOLD News 13 for updates on this developing story.

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