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Hiker rescued from Haleakala National Park

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KULA, MAUI (HawaiiNewsNow) -

Fire and rescue crews responded to a report of an injured hiker in Haleakala National Park, Tuesday afternoon.

Officials discovered a 69-year-old hiker had injured her ankle while hiking in a remote section of the park.

The female visitor from California was airlifted from the Paliku cabin area to a landing zone near the park entrance.

She was then transported to the hospital for evaluation and treatment. 

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