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Man rescued after Thanksgiving hike mishap on South Mountain

Nov 23, 2018, 8:27 AM | Updated: 8:39 am
(South Mountain, Facebook Photo)...
(South Mountain, Facebook Photo)
(South Mountain, Facebook Photo)

PHOENIX — A Thanksgiving hike went awry Thursday when a man became pinned between two boulders on South Mountain.

According to Phoenix Fire, the 50-year-old had slipped and fallen 2 to 3 feet. He landed between the giant rocks and could not free himself.

The fall occurred on the trail known as Fat Man’s Pass, according to ABC15 Arizona.

Rescue crews were able to lift the hiker out of the crevice, and he was able to walk down the mountain with no injuries.

He did not need to be hospitalized, and no rescuers were injured.

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Man rescued after Thanksgiving hike mishap on South Mountain