Rescue teams called out to refuge for fallen hiker

Rescue teams called out to refuge for fallen hiker

WMWR, Okla. (TNN) - A hiker was air-lifted out of the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge Saturday afternoon after falling from a trail near Charons Garden Mountains.

Refuge officials called for assistance from the Lawton Fire Deparment around 3 p.m. Saturday in rescuing a fallen hiker.

Shortly after, LFD's seven man crew with their technical rescue unit responded.

They joined up with units from Refuge rescue and Fort Sill.

The hiker was reached around 6 p.m. and had to be pulled out and air lifted.

It is unknown at this time if the hiker experienced any injury.

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