NYPD Aviation Unit rescues hiker having cardiac emergency on Bear Mountain

NEW YORK (WABC) -- The NYPD Aviation Unit came to the rescue of a hiker Sunday.

Police say the 59-year-old hiker was having a cardiac emergency on Bear Mountain just after 2:30 p.m.

Members of the Aviation Unit located the victim and lowered a Tactical Medic down to his location.

He was then placed onto a backboard and was secured in the helicopter.

The victim was transported to Westchester County Medical Center where he is expected to survive.
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