Undocumented Immigrant Rescued after Calling 911

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A 23 year old undocumented immigrant from El Salvador was rescued after calling 911 for help. According to dispatch he told them he was exhausted, thirsty and lost somewhere along Highway 281. The Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Department was able to find him through cell phone towers around him. Deputies then called DPS air support where they were able to air lift him. He then was released to Border Patrol. The man said he had been separated from his group the day before.

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