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One person hospitalized after being found in the desert

SUNLAND PARK, New Mexico (KVIA) -- One person was taken to the hospital after being found in the desert with life-threatening heat-related injuries.

The Sunland Park Fire Department said Border Patrol found the person around 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 15. This happened on Highway 9 near mile marker 143.

SPFD and Border Patrol used an ice bath and ice sheets to cool down the person.

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