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Injured hiker airlifted off Black Mountain

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SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - Firefighters rescued a man who fell and broke his ankle while hiking on Black Mountain in Rancho Penasquitos Monday afternoon.

The man apparently lost his footing while walking down a steep, rocky slope. He was able to call for help from his cell phone, and rescuers spotted him from a helicopter.

The man was airlifted off the mountain and delivered to a waiting ambulance.

As of this report, he's listed in stable condition.

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