Emergency crews responded via helicopter to a hiker experiencing chest pains in Mission Trails Regional Park on Monday.
The man was in distress when he called on San Diego Fire Rescue at about 3:20 p.m. Monday.
He complained of chest pains, but was conscious and breathing, authorities with the Fire Department said.
The emergency crew located the hiker with a helicopter and assessed him on the trail. He was then transported to the hospital via ambulance.
The chopper cleared the scene at about 3:45 p.m. Monday.
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