Houston man rescued from Big Bend-area mountain top


POSTED: Tuesday, December 31, 2013 - 6:00am

UPDATED: Tuesday, December 31, 2013 - 6:14am

Climber broke his leg on San Jacinto Mountain

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; authorities in West Texas say a Houston man is lucky to be alive after he suffered a broken leg hiking up a mountain in Texas' remote Big Bend area.

Border Patrol authorities said Sunday the man, identified only as from Houston, suffered a compound leg fracture on San Jacinto Mountain, a nearly 5,000-foot peak north of Presidio.

To read more: http://www.chron.com/news/article/Houston-man-rescued-from-Big-Bend-area-mountain-5100386.php?cmpid=hpts

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