San Diego

Hiker Rescued From Cowles Mountain Amid Soaring Temperatures

Medics rushed to help an injured hiker on Cowles Mountain, a popular hiking spot in San Diego, amid rising temperatures. 

Emergency personnel used a helicopter to perform the rescue around 9:15 a.m. Tuesday morning. The hiking trail is located off Golfcrest Drive and Navajo Road, east of Mission Valley and Grantville. 

The man fractured his wrist while hiking and lost consciousness. 

When medics arrived, he was conscious again. Fire-Rescue crews responded; footage from the NBC 7 Chopper overhead shows the victim walking down the trail with medics. 

No other information was available. 

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