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UPDATE: Hiker rescued from Tunnel Trailhead in Santa Barbara later dies

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Posted at 7:56 PM, May 14, 2022

UPDATE (Fri., May 20, 2022) - Authorities say the hiker later died after being rescued. He has been identified as Jake Parks, 18, of Santa Barbara.

(Sat., May 14, 2022) - First responders were called at around 4 pm to Tunnel Trailhead in Santa Barbara to rescue a hiker suffering a heat-related emergency.

Santa Barbara County Fire and Santa Barbara City Fire responded to the scene.

A man was found approximately one to two miles up from Tunnel Trailhead.

Crews transported the victim to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital.