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Helicopter Crew Rescues Hiker Near Lake Poway

The hiker reportedly fell and suffered a broken leg.

A sheriff's helicopter crew came to the rescue of a hiker who fell and suffered a broken leg today on a trail near Lake Poway.

The accident off the 14600 block of Lake Poway Road was reported shortly after 11:30 a.m., sheriff's Lt. Clayton Lisk said.

The aircraft personnel were sent in to pick up the victim, whose identity was not released, for transport to a hospital, the lieutenant said.

The circumstances of the hiker's fall were unclear.

—City News Service

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