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Phoenix Fire: Woman found unconscious on Camelback Mountain

Posted at 2:07 PM, Jun 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-28 17:07:00-04

SCOTTSDALE, AZ — A woman was found unconscious on Camelback Mountain on Friday afternoon and flown off the mountain in critical condition, according to the Phoenix Fire Department.

Captain Kenny Overton, public information officer with Phoenix Fire, said, citing preliminary information, that the woman called 911, requested medical attention, and then abruptly ended the call. She was estimated to be in her 50s or 60s.

Firefighters then found her unconscious on the mountain. Overton said the woman would be transported to the hospital after being flown off the mountain.

Video shared by Phoenix Fire Department showed the medical helicopter land on the mountain to fly the woman off the trail.

No other details were released.