Hiker suffering serious injuries dies

El Paso News

According to the El Paso Police Department a 21 year old male who was rescued from McKelligon Canyon Saturday afternoon had died.

Members of the combined search and rescue teams arrived at the canyon around 2 :00 pm after receiving a call that a hiker had fallen and sustained injuries.

The 21 year old hiker was then transported by a medical helicopter to University Medical Center where he later passed.

Officials want to remind the public to always be prepared before planning an outdoor activity.

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