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Border Patrol agent, one man hospitalized for heat illness during Otay Mountain rescue

Posted at 4:06 PM, Oct 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-15 19:06:36-04

OTAY MOUNTAIN, Calif. (KGTV) — A Border Patrol agent and one man were taken to a nearby hospital after suffering heat-related illness on Otay Mountain.

At about 1 p.m., Border patrol agents started a rescue involving four individuals, including one Border Patrol agent and three suspected migrants, according to U.S. Border Patrol.

When agents arrived, an agent as located and taken to the hospital. One man was also found and sent to the hospital.

Border agents were still searching for the two other people in the Otay Mountain Wilderness area, according to Border Patrol.