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Man rescued by BP after stranded on Diablo Peak

TUBAC, Ariz. – Border Patrol agents were dispatched to Diablo Peak Monday night after they received a report of a man in need of rescuing.

After spending the night hiking to the top of Diablo Peak, the responded agents have located the man, who was identified as a Mexican national, U.S. Customs and Border Protection says. The man will soon be airlifted out of the area and transported to a nearby hospital.

Officials said the man was in need of assistance after he was “unable to walk any further.”

Details are limited at this time.

Stay with News 4 Tucson for the latest updates.

Anthony Victor Reyes

Anthony Victor Reyes

Anthony Victor Reyes is the lead digital content producer at News 4 Tucson. The award-winning journalist previously worked as a community reporter in Jasper County, Iowa.
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