Injured woman rescued on South Mountain

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(Source: Phoenix Fire Department) (Source: Phoenix Fire Department)

Rescue crews on South Mountain in Phoenix have brought an adult female, who injured her leg while hiking, safely down the mountain.

The hiker was found about a half mile up the Mormon Trail on South Mountain around 9:30 a.m. Saturday morning and was carried down using a big wheel and basket.

She is now being transported to a local hospital for evaluation of the injured ankle.

No one else was injured in the rescue effort. 

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