Injured hiker rescued at Ecola State Park

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by Associated Press

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Posted on February 20, 2012 at 2:55 PM

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- The U.S. Coast Guard says it rescued an injured man Sunday night on the beach at Ecola State Park.

The 42-year-old man, who wasn't identified, was hiking.

The Coast Guard says he may have broken his leg and was showing signs of hypothermia. A helicopter lifted him off the beach, and he was taken to a local hospital.

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