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May 5, 2013 2:45 PM by Scott Oathout

Hiker rescued near Starr Pass

TUCSON- A 54-year-old female hiker was rescued near the Starr Pass resort Sunday morning.

Tucson Fire Captain Jeff Langejans says the woman was hiking with a group around 7:15 a.m. when she suffered traumatic injuries.

Responding crews had to hike three miles back to woman, who was being cared for by the people in her group.

A rapid response team was dispacted to prepare the woman for a helicopter rescue. The Tucson Ranger helicopter transported the hiker to UAMC just before 9:30 a.m.

No word on her condition.

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