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November 23, 2014

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Hiker rescued after fall at Red Rock Canyon

A female hiker was rescued by air Thursday after falling while hiking Calico Vista at Red Rock Canyon, Metro Police officials said.

The woman sustained a laceration, but police said her injuries were non-life-threatening.

Police received reports of the fall about 11:15 a.m. Metro Search and Rescue found the 25-year-old hiker, who had fallen seven feet, and airlifted her to safety, officials said.

She was then transported by ground to a hospital, police said.

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