Man rescued by helicopter from Picacho Peak - Tucson News Now

Man rescued from Picacho Peak

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A man was lifted by helicopter off the Picacho Peak. (Source: Avra Valley Fire District) A man was lifted by helicopter off the Picacho Peak. (Source: Avra Valley Fire District)
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

A man hiking on Picacho Peak had to be rescued today because of medical conditions.

According a news release, the Avra Valley Fire District responded to the base of the peak and had to climb to the man.

A Department of Public Safety helicopter lowered a medic to examine the man with AVFD crews.

The man was lifted by helicopter off the peak and taken to a nearby LifeNet medical helicopter for transport to a hospital.

The man's condition was not released.

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