Lost hiker found after overnight search

September 18, 2018

A 78-year-old woman became separated from her family while hiking on a trail at Pokagon State Park Monday evening, the Indiana Department of Natural Resources said today.

Search and rescue teams searched throughout the night and into the morning, a statement from the DNR said, using infrared drones, thermal imaging equipment and canines.

The woman was found walking in a marshy area at 9 a.m. today. She was taken to a local hospital for observation.



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