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Woman rescued after becoming ill near Mount Charleston trail

A 50-year-old woman was rescued by the Clark County Fire Department just before noon Tuesday after passing out near the Mary Jane Falls Trail on Mount Charleston.

The woman has a history of cancer and heart conditions, said Metropolitan Police Department Lt. Grant Rogers.

She was found conscious but not alert and was taken by Mercy Air to a Las Vegas hospital, Rogers said.

Contact Bianca Cseke at bcseke@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0381. Follow @biancacseke1 on Twitter.

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