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Crews Come to Aid of Injured Hiker at Black Mountain Ranch Park


Trailhead in Black Mountain Open Space Park in 2014.
Black Mountain Open Space Park. Photo by Chris Jennewein

An injured hiker at Black Mountain Open Space Park was airlifted to a landing zone and transported to Scripps Memorial Hospital Sunday.

Rescuers responded to a report of a stranded hiker at 15500 Black Mountain Road at 10:15 a.m. A helicopter dropped a medic in to assess the person, according to a San Diego Fire-Rescue Department online log.

Firefighters on the ground also met the injured hiker. The city of Poway assisted in the open-space rescue.

City News Service


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