PRESIDIO COUNTY - A Houston man is lucky to be alive after he had to be rescued from the San Jacinto Mountains in Presidio County on Saturday morning.
Presidio County Sheriff Danny Dominguez tells NewsWest 9 that his office received a call around 5 p.m. Friday about a hiker falling off a mountain.
The Sheriff's Office, Border Patrol and DPS all responded and tried to rescue the man but weren't able to because of the fog.
They stayed with the man throughout the night and the following morning they were able to rescue him.
The man was taken to a hospital in alpine with head, back and leg injuries.
There were three other hikers with the man.
No other injuries were reported.
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