[at-l] AT Day Hiker rescued

Dave Hicks carla_dave_hicks at verizon.net
Mon Oct 3 15:43:52 CDT 2011


Broken-leg hiker rescued by hours of Dragon's Tooth lugging

The Roanoke Times

More than a dozen Roanoke County rescuers spent hours retrieving a broken-legged hiker from the craggy Dragon's Tooth trail over the weekend, authorities said.

The hiker, a 24-year-old man out for the day with two companions, broke his right leg, just above the ankle, in a fall about 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Jennifer Conley Sexton, the county Fire & Rescue spokeswoman, said in a statement. The men were about halfway up the trail's climb and called 911 for help.

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