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Injured hiker rescued at Cowles Mountain

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SAN DIEGO (CNS) - An injured hiker was rescued from the top of Cowles Mountain Saturday, fire officials said.

Someone called for help from the top of the mountain in Mission Trails Regional Park about 3:35 p.m., a San Diego Fire-Rescue Department dispatcher said.

The hiker was hoisted from the mountain via helicopter and taken to a waiting ambulance, but as of about 4:15 p.m. had not yet been taken to a hospital, the dispatcher said.

The nature or severity of the injury the hiker sustained was not immediately disclosed.

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