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Woman begins to hallucinate after getting lost on trail in St. George

Posted at 3:18 PM, May 29, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-29 17:18:11-04

ST. GEORGE, Utah –  A woman who had begun to show severe signs of dehydration was rescued from a hiking trail in St. George Sunday afternoon, the St. George News Reported.

St. George Police responded to the call for help from the 58-year-old woman just before 3 p.m. in the Red Cliffs Desert Reserve.

Acting on GPS coordinates, police pinpointed her location to an area near the Chuckwalla trail and called on crews from Washington County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue for assistance.

The woman told emergency responders that she got lost while hiking and ran out of water, Washington County Sheriff’s Sgt. Darrell Cashin said.

Click here to read the full story from the St. George News. 

This July 19, 2014, file photo shows a portion of the Chuckwalla trail, which was used by search and rescue crews to find a lost hiker Sunday in St. George, Utah | Photo by Hollie Reina, St. George News