Injured hiker rescued 

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An injured female hiker in Placerita Canyon was rescued and taken to a local hospital for treatment of minor injuries Sunday morning.  

According to Supervising Fire Dispatcher Eddy Pickett, of the L.A. County Fire Department, it took a little while to locate the hiker due to the mountainous area. 

They received the initial call at 8:49 a.m. and the injured hiker was hoisted to the park n’ ride off of Newhall Avenue and Highway 14 at 10:32 a.m. The patient was transported to the hospital at 10:48 a.m. 

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