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Hiker rescued after falling at Gateway Trailhead

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A hiker is recovering from injuries suffered in a fall Tuesday morning at Scottsdale mountain preserve.

Crews from the Scottsdale Fire Department's technical rescue team was able to get in touch with the hiker on a cell phone to determine their location at the McDowell Sonoran Preserve, said Scottsdale fire Battalion Chief Brian Read.

Paramedics determined the patient suffered minor injuries and brought the hiker safely down. The patient, whose name was not given, was treated and taken to Scottsdale Healthcare for further care.

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