68-year-old hiker suffering from symptoms of dehydration is rescued from a Tucson trailhead



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TUCSON, Arizona — Authorities say a 68-year-old hiker suffering from symptoms of dehydration has been rescued from a Tucson trailhead.

Northwest Fire District officials say the man is in stable condition after being taken by ground ambulance to a Tucson hospital Tuesday evening.

The man's name hasn't been released.

Authorities say he was hiking alone and ran out of water about 1 p.m.

The man had a charged cellphone and authorities were able to utilize his GPS coordinates and locate him.

An Arizona Department of Public Safety air rescue helicopter flew the man down the Wild Bill Trailhead.

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