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Hiker Rescued After Feeling Dehydrated

By Claire Scholl, NewsChannel 3 Assignment Editor, assignmentdesk@keyt.com
Published On: Aug 23 2013 06:42:35 PM CDT
Updated On: Aug 23 2013 07:25:37 PM CDT
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Santa Barbara County Fire Department

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY, Calif. -

A man was rescued Friday from the 7 Falls Trail after feeling dehydrated.

He was hiking near the end of Tunnel Trail when he called 911 for help just after 12:30 p.m.

An air rescue team found the hiker sitting in a shaded area. The victim was hoisted up into the helicopter.

The helicopter flew to the Santa Barbara Airport where he was then transported via ambulance to the hospital.

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