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Posted: Sunday, September 30, 2012 5:14 pm | Updated: 6:16 pm, Tue Oct 9, 2012.

On Sunday around 1:40 p.m., the Pima County Sheriff's Department recieved a 9-1-1 call from a 50-year-old female hiker in distress at Catalina State Park.

Rescuers flew the dehydrated hiker out of Catalina State Park, north of Tucson, according to Tom Peine, a spokesman for the department.

A Customs and Border Protection helicopter dropped a crew, including deputies, into a rugged section of the park to assist the 50-year-old woman. She was hiking on the Mira Springs Trail.

The distressed hikers was given fluids and walked to the helicopter.

She was transported to Oro Valley Hospital.

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