Hiker Rescued After Feeling Dehydrated

Helicopter Used for Airlift to Hospital

Claire Scholl, NewsChannel 3 Assignment Editor, assignmentdesk@keyt.com
POSTED: 01:09 AM PST Dec 24, 2013    UPDATED: 05:25 PM PDT Aug 23, 2013 
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SANTA BARBARA COUNTY, Calif. -

A man was rescued Friday from the 7 Falls Trail after feeling dehydrated.

He was hiking near the end of Tunnel Trail when he called 911 for help just after 12:30 p.m.

An air rescue team found the hiker sitting in a shaded area. The victim was hoisted up into the helicopter.

The helicopter flew to the Santa Barbara Airport where he was then transported via ambulance to the hospital.