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2 safe after separate mountain rescues

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PHOENIX (CBS5) -

Two people are safe following separate mountain rescues Sunday in Phoenix and Scottsdale.

Phoenix Fire Department personnel were called to Dreamy Draw Park at State Route 51 and Northern Avenue after a woman was thrown from her horse.

The 64-year-old victim was carried out by Phoenix firefighters because she was unable to put any weight on her injured ankle.

The woman received minor injuries and is expected to be OK. 

The horse, which had lost its footing, also suffered slight injuries.

In Scottsdale, paramedics and a technical rescue team assisted a hiker who appeared to have gone into cardiac arrest, fire responders said.

The patient had been hiking on the Gateway Trailhead in the McDowell Sonoran Preserve when he began experiencing chest discomfort.

A by-stander performed CPR until the rescue team could organize a helicopter recovery. 

The patient was safely extricated and flown to Scottsdale Healthcare Thompson Peak.

Phoenix Fire Department personnel also helped out.

The patient's condition is not known.

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