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Rescuers escorting stranded hiker to safety in El Paso’s McKelligon Canyon


Update: The rescue crew has made contact with the hiker, who officials have identified as a man in his 20s.

El Paso Fire posted on social media saying the hiker is being "escorted back to safety" right now.

EL PASO, Texas (KVIA) -- The El Paso Fire Department is trying to rescue a stranded hiker in McKelligon Canyon.

The Combined Search and Rescue Crew was called out just before 8:30 a.m. Wednesday to the 1400 block of McKelligon Canyon in Central El Paso.

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