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2 hikers rescued after getting lost on trail in Transylvania Co.

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Search underway for 2 missing hikers. (Source: TCRS) Search underway for 2 missing hikers. (Source: TCRS)
TRANSYLVANIA Co., NC (FOX Carolina) -

Members of the Transylvania County Rescue Squad were conducting a search and rescue for two individuals Sunday morning.

Per officials, the search took place in the area of South Mills River Trail and Squirrel Gap Trail.

The TCRS said two individuals became lost on the trail overnight. The subjects eventually called for help around 6 a.m. and said that they were no longer on the trail. The pair was looking for their shelter and got off track.

At about 11:30 a.m., officials reported the two missing hikers had been located by rescue crews and were on the way out of the woods.

No medical care was needed.

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