PCSD describes hiker rescue as ‘completely avoidable,’ reminds public of safety tips

PCSD describes hiker rescue as ‘completely avoidable,’ reminds public of safety tips
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TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - Pima County Sheriff’s Department Search and Rescue team rescued a hiker from Tanque Verde Falls, that officials are saying was “completely avoidable."

The PCSD Search and Rescue deputies worked with Rural Metro Fire to rescue the 20-year-old woman. Deputy James Allerton said he is not aware of any criminal charges that would be appropriate for a hiker rescue.

In a tweet, PCSD officials said “there is no reason you should be hiking without water."

For more tips on hiking safety, click HERE.

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