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FD: Lost hiker rescued off Piestewa Peak

Posted at 9:15 PM, Oct 01, 2014
and last updated 2014-10-02 01:45:50-04

A lost hiker had to be rescued Wednesday night after getting stranded on Piestewa Peak.

Phoenix Fire spokesman Mark Vanacore said due to steep, rugged terrain and low visibility, the man had to be  airlifted off the mountain.

Vanacore said the hiker was not injured.