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Aug 24, 2012 8:05 PM

Hiker rescued from Catalina State Park after running out of water

TUCSON - A 50-year-old hiker was rescued from Catalina State Park this afternoon; the dehydrated man refused transport to a hospital and was released.

Golder Ranch Fire District units responded to the park to find the man suffering from heat-related symptoms, according to a news release from the district. The hiker had been on the trail since early Friday morning, and had run out of water.

Golder Ranch and a Pima County Sheriff's Search and Rescue team were able to locate and remove the hiker from the trail, the release states.

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