Hiker stranded overnight in Provo Canyon

Published 07/25 2014 06:43AM

Updated 07/25 2014 07:46PM

PROVO CANYON, Utah (ABC 4 Utah) - A man became stranded while hiking in Provo Canyon Thursday night. He started out in the early afternoon, but dispatch got a call from him around 11 p.m. saying he couldn't get back down.

Crews kept contact with him through the night and said he was out of food and water but otherwise in good condition. Because of the difficulty of the area, they plan on sending a helicopter to lift him off the mountain.

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