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Helicopter Rescues Distressed Hiker Stuck in Ramona's Black Canyon

Cal Fire crews used a helicopter to rescue an injured, distressed hiker in Black Canyon, near Ramona. 

The rescue happened at approximately 1:25 p.m. Sunday. 

The distressed hiker was trapped in Black Canyon, near Ramona, in San Diego's East County. 

A hoist ship helped rescue the hiker. 

It is unclear what injuries the hiker suffered.

No further information was available. 

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