Hiker Rescued from Cowles Mountain by Helicopter

A hiker was rescued from the top of Cowles Mountain before noon on Wednesday, officials said. 

The incident happened at 10:19 a.m. near Golfcrest Drive and Navajo Road. 

San Diego Fire-Rescue officials airlifted the patient to a nearby road, where she was transferred to an ambulance and taken to the hospital, footage from Chopper 7 showed. 

The condition of the patient is unknown. 

Further information was not immediately available. 

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