Border Patrol rescues stranded immigrant from Diablo Peak

Border Patrol rescues stranded immigrant from Diablo Peak
Source: (U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

TUCSON, AZ (KOLD News 13) - After receiving a call for help on Monday, Border Patrol airlifted a stranded immigrant from Diablo Peak on Tuesday morning.

On Monday night, Border Patrol received a call from an immigrant located on Diablo Peak near Tubac, who reported he was unable to walk.

BORSTAR and CBP Tucson Air Branch workers spent the night hiking up the mountain and were able to locate the man by Tuesday morning.

Crews waited with him until a helicopter was able to lift him out of the area.

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