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Helicopter crew rescues injured hiker on Piestwa Peak

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PHOENIX (CBS5) -

An injured hiker was rescued from Piestwa Peak about noon on Friday.

Rescue crews determined based on the hiker's condition that they'd need the helicopter to get the hiker from the mountain, according to the Phoenix Police Department.

The patient was air lifted, reunited with family members and then taken to an area trauma center as a precaution.

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