Hikers rescued in Red River Gorge

WOLFE COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - A chilly night for a couple of hikers who had to be rescued after they got lost in the Red River Gorge.

The hikers, according to the Wolfe County Search and Rescue Team, lost their way as it began to get dark and were not prepared for the chilly overnight temperatures.

Crews were able to ping their cellphone and found the hikers at the junction of Sheltowee and Lost Branch Trail, leading them to safety.

No injuries are reported.


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