A Wichita native is being called a hero for saving a hiker

EVERETT, Washington – A Wichita native, Miles McDonough, now living on the west coast is being called a hero after a saving a hiker thousands of feet above the ground on a mountain in Washington state.

McDounagh  is a volunteer for Snohomish County Helicopter Rescue Team.

He graduated from East High School in Wichita and now lives in the the Seattle area where he works as a trained EMT.

“It makes me very proud of him. It’s really becoming something that over the years,” said Fawn McDonough, Miles’ mother, “He enjoys the outdoors and doing these kind of sports and knowing that there’s a service out there if somebody gets in trouble, that they have that access.”

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