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Hiker Rescued in Zion National Park

Hiker Rescued in Zion National Park

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(KSL News) Rescue teams were able to pluck a hiker from Zion National Park.

Michael Hargrove of Houston, Texas, was carried out of the rugged Pine Creek drainage area on Thursday. It took search teams nine and a half hours to complete the rescue.

Park rangers called for help late Wednesday night.

Hargrove was found in a large boulder field in the Pine Creek slot canyon. He had severe abdominal pain and was unable to move.

He's now recovering at Dixie Regional Medical Center.

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