Hikers stranded overnight in Superstition Mountains
Two hikers were stranded overnight in the Superstition Mountains until they were rescued Wednesday morning, officials said.
An Arizona Department of Public Safety helicopter was requested Tuesday evening to assist in the search of an elderly male “in distress,” according to DPS spokesman Bart Graves.
A 74-year-old was suffering from exhaustion while hiking Siphon Draw. There were two others in his group, one of them was 70 years old and also suffering from exhaustion, Graves said.
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