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Missing hiker located near Camp Old Indian

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Search teams respond to Camp Old Indian to look for the missing hiker. (Jan. 22, 2014/FOX Carolina) Search teams respond to Camp Old Indian to look for the missing hiker. (Jan. 22, 2014/FOX Carolina)
A deputy was involved in a wreck on the way to the search. (Jan. 22, 2014/FOX Carolina) A deputy was involved in a wreck on the way to the search. (Jan. 22, 2014/FOX Carolina)
A deputy was involved in a wreck on the way to the search. (Jan. 22, 2014/FOX Carolina) A deputy was involved in a wreck on the way to the search. (Jan. 22, 2014/FOX Carolina)
TRAVELERS REST, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Search crews located a female hiker in northern Greenville County after she called in to report she was lost in the woods on Wednesday morning, according to deputies.

Greenville County deputies said the woman made the first call at 10:47 a.m. Wednesday and reported that she was hiking by herself near Camp Old Indian and was lost.

Fire officials said the woman was hiking on the trails on the Poinsett Bridge and got lost after she went off the trails.

Deputies, Glassy Mountain Fire crews, park rangers and authorities with the Department of Natural Resources located the woman.

A spokesperson for Glassy Mountain said they believed the woman was in the area of the Poinsett Bridge and the camp.

Deputies said they had tracking teams out and were also worked to see if they could use the cell phone tower information to help locate her.

The woman was located just after 3 p.m.

Jarod Parker of the Glassy Mountain Fire Department said the woman was conscious but slightly dehydrated when she was found. He said she was going to be fine.

A Greenville County deputy responding to assist in the search for the missing hiker was involved in a wreck on Callahan Mountain Road around 12:40 p.m. The deputy was trapped in the vehicle and had to be extricated. The deputy is reported to be okay.

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