Rescuers use helicopter to help injured hiker on Picacho Peak

Rescuers use helicopter to help injured hiker on Picacho Peak

PICACHO PEAK, AZ (Tucson News Now) - The Pima County Sheriff's Department assisted the Pinal County Sheriff's Office in a rescue of an injured hiker on Picacho Peak on Sunday, Feb. 28.

According to a news release on the PCSD Facebook page, the Air and Rescue Section helicopter was dispatched to help the woman, who was stranded in a rugged and remote area.

The hiker was flown to a nearby staging area for treatment.

No details about the woman's injuries were immediately available.

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