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Injured hiker rescued from Pihea Trail on Kauai

Firefighters rescued an injured hiker from the Pihea Trail in Kokee, Kauai, today. 

About 1:30 p.m., the hiker, a 47-year-old woman from New York, was less than a mile into the trail when she slipped and dislocated her left knee. 

Firefighters responded and carried the woman out on a stretcher. 

The hiker decided to drive herself to the Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital for further treatment, said Kauai County Fire Chief Robert Westerman in a news release. 

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