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Hiker seriously injured near Hoover Dam

Posted at 5:41 AM, Sep 28, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-28 08:41:10-04

A man suffered serious injuries while hiking on Gold Strike Trail Sunday afternoon.

The hiker is about 4 miles from the trail entrance near Hoover Dam. The call came in around 4:20 p.m.

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department's Search and Rescue team was able to find the man. The ground crews were unable to get to the injured man so a helicopter was sent out to help with the rescue effort.

There are no details about the man's injuries.