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Hiker injured near Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. - A woman is recovering from injuries after being rescued near the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway Saturday afternoon. 

CAL FIRE/Riverside County firefighters responded to an injured hiker in the San Jacinto Wilderness near the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway around 4:30 p.m.

Long Valley Rangers said the woman, believed to be in her 20s, climbed up a higher peak, fell and hit a small ledge.

Rangers said this was on the Desert View Trail, a quarter-mile southeast of the tram. 

The woman, according to rangers, suffered moderate injuries to her leg.

She was taken by first responders to a local hospital for treatment. 

Rangers said the woman was hiking with another woman at the time. 

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