Injured hiker rescued from Appalachian Trail in Carter County


CARTER COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) – An injured hiker has been rescued from the Appalachian Trail in Carter County.

The Carter County Rescue squad says a 79-year-old woman fell and suffered non-life threatening injuries on the trail along Wilbur Dam Road.

The rescue squad reached the woman and says she will be taken to a local hospital.

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