Cowles Hiker with Leg Injury Rescued

Helicopter used to rescue hiker who lost her footing

By Lauren Steussy
|  Tuesday, Apr 3, 2012  |  Updated 11:59 AM PDT
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Mission Trails Regional Park

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Crews rescued a Cowles Mountain hiker with a leg injury Tuesday morning.

The hiker became stuck on the trail along Mission Trails Regional Park Tuesday morning just before 11 a.m., the Santee Fire Department said.

A helicopter was called to rescue the hiker, who authorities said lost her footing on one of the rocks.

She was about a mile up the steep trail.

Medics determined later that the woman in her 50's had minor injuries.

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