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Crew rescues lost hiker in Md.'s Gambrill State Park

Photo: Flickr/Piedmont Fossil

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) - State police say a helicopter was used to lower rescuers to a lost hiker in Frederick.

It happened Saturday in Gambrill State Park. Authorities say a State Police helicopter crew located the hiker with the aid of night vision equipment, which detected a faint glow from the hiker's cell phone.

Members of the Frederick County Advanced Technical Rescue Team were lowered to the hiker. The rescue team then used a GPS to escort the hiker out of the park to safety.

The hiker was not injured.

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