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YUMA, ARIZ. — A helicopter from the Marine Corps air station at Yuma rescue a stranded hiker who climbed a rock structure in the Castle Dome Mountains but couldn’t make it back down.
The Yuma Sun reports that a serviceman rappelled down to the stranded 22-year-old.
Both were then lifted off by the helicopter and flown to an area near the base of the rock structure.
A Marine Corps spokeswoman said the hiker was uninjured but stranded and showing symptoms of heat exhaustion when the rescue was performed Saturday.
The hiker was among six people out hiking.
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