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Hiker rescued in North Ogden Canyon

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Posted at 10:40 AM, May 14, 2013
and last updated 2013-05-14 18:34:24-04

NORTH OGDEN, Utah -- A search and rescue crew was dispatched to North Ogden Canyon Tuesday morning to assist a hiker who was stranded there since Sunday.

The hiker, a 43-year-old Weber County man, began his hike on Sunday around 2 p.m. and became stranded on a ledge without food or water.

The man yelled for help Tuesday morning and someone heard him, then called 9-1-1 around 10 a.m.

The search and rescue crew reached the man early Tuesday afternoon and lowered him down the mountain.

The man has a minor leg injury and is dehydrated.