CHATSWORTH (CBSLA) — A 16-year-old hiker was rescued Tuesday after falling down a steep hillside in Santa Susana Pass State Park in Chatsworth.

The Los Angeles Fire Department sent in a rescue crew and helicopter to the park, just off Santa Susana Road, to rescue the teen.

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Officials said the teen fell 200 feet down the ravine into an area of heavy brush, making a helicopter rescue impossible.

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Firefighters took the teen boy to an area hospital with an ankle injury.

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