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Hiker rescued after suffering seizure, injury

Tuesday, March 05, 2013

A dramatic rescue took place Sunday in Thousand Oaks.

A hiker fell and injured her head after suffering a seizure near the upper waterfall of Wildwood Park.

The victim's friends used their cell phones to call for help around 4:20 p.m. Ventura County firefighters reached the woman after driving through dirt roads and hiking up a single-track trail.

Crews then airlifted the victim and transported her to Los Robles Hospital where she was treated for her injuries.

Her name was not released.

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