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Hiker rescued off Mount Timpanogos

Photo: Spencer Cannon | @SGTCannonPIO Twitter

MOUNT TIMPANOGOS – A Utah County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue crew has rescued a 21-year-old hiker who became sick on Mount Timpanogos.

Sgt. Spencer Cannon says the man was meeting a fellow hiker and had made the summit, but started getting dehydrated as he went down the mountain around 9:00 pm last night.

“He was feeling dehydrated and nauseous and getting a little bit delirious, not really knowing where he was and what had happened,” Cannon says.

The other hiker called 911, and a helicopter was able to take them off the mountain around midnight as temperatures started dropping into the 40s.