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Powell County Search And Rescue Team Rescues Hiker With Leg Injury

Posted at 5:35 PM, Jan 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-12 17:35:50-05

POWELL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – The Powell County Search and Rescue team has rescued a hiker who reportedly hurt their leg.

The group posted on their Facebook page that they were called to the Grey’s Arc Trail for a hiker with a possible broken leg.

Powell and Wolfe County SARs were able to carry the man to safety out from Martin’s Fork, according to a post.

Rescue leaders want to warn people to use caution because trails are slippery and can be dangerous.

This rescue marked the first one for Powell County in 2019.