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Yuma Sector agents rescue woman from heat exhaustion

U.S. Border Patrol/MGN

BORSTAR and air patrol called in to help with medical emergency

YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) - The U.S. Border Patrol responded to a heat-related request west of the Imperial Sand Dunes Monday morning.

Chief Patrol Agent Chris T. Clem says it all began when the Yuma Sector received word of a 50-year-old woman whom had crossed the border. She was reportedly "overcome by the heat."

Clem confirms air patrol and Border Patrol Search, Trauma and Rescue (BORSTAR) agents assisted in the search-and-rescue mission.

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