Crews search for missing, injured hiker in Guadalupe Mountains National Park

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Authorities have spent more than a day searching for a missing and injured hiker in the Guadalupe Mountains National Park.

According to a news release, the search began at about 4:30 p.m. after an emergency call alerted crews of an injured hiker along the Guadalupe Peak Trail.

Officials say the team stopped the search at about 2 a.m. and has since resumed. 

According to the release, Border Patrol, Texas DPS, Culberson County Sheriff’s Office, Hosptial EMS, and Texas A&M Fire are all working together to find the hiker.

Officials describe the trail, which is located about two hours outside of El Paso, as “rugged” and “very steep”.

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