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PHOENIX -- An Arizona State University student who got lost on a hike in mountains east of Phoenix was rescued within about 16 hours of being reported missing.

Tempe police say 21-year-old Michael Kmit of Minnesota was reported missing by his roommates after he failed to return from a hike Saturday in the Superstition Mountains.

Authorities eventually located Kmit's vehicle near a trailhead and used ground crews, dogs, horses and helicopters to find him.

Police say Kmit didn't take any food or water with him on the hike.

He suffered from dehydration.

Associated Press,

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