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SDFD helicopter makes rescue in Los Penasquitos Preserve

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SAN DIEGO (NEWS 8) - A San Diego Fire-Rescue Department helicopter rescued a man in the western end of the Los Penasquitos Preserve near Sorrento Valley on Tuesday.

Fire officials say the man suffered a leg injury and was unable to get out on his own. 

The lone patient was hoisted into the helicopter with the help of a medic at around 11:40 a.m.

He was taken to a nearby landing pad, put into an ambulance and transported to Scripps Mercy Hospital for treatment. 

Chopper 8 over the scene around 11:30 a.m.:

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