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Woman Airlifted From Penasquitos Canyon

A woman who slipped and fell at the rocks in Penasquitos Canyon Friday afternoon, injuring her leg, was airlifted to a local hospital.

The call came in at 2:53 p.m. on Mercy and Black Mountain Road.

According to the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department (SDFD), the woman fell two miles down into the canyon and was unable to walk due to a leg injury.

Fire officials said four people are with the woman.

She was airlifted out of the canyon and taken to Scripps La Jolla Hospital.

At this time, there is no word on the extent of her injury.

No other information was available.

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