Hiker With Impaled Foot Rescued From North Carolina Mountain

LINVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Rescuers helped retrieve an injured hiker whose foot had been impaled on a tent stake from the highest of a North Carolina mountain.

Burke County Search and Rescue mentioned in a Fb submit that they acquired a report of an injured hiker on prime of Shortoff Mountain Thursday evening shortly earlier than midnight.

The rescuers had been capable of attain the hiker by about 2 a.m. Friday, once they found the hiker’s foot had been impaled.

Over the course of the following eight hours, the rescuers helped hiker get down the mountain safely.

Burke County is roughly half approach between Charlotte and Asheville.

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