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.
NYPD Aviation Unit rescues hiker having cardiac emergency on Bear Mountain