Search dog team finds hiker who got lost in NH swamp
CHESTERFIELD, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire’s Fish and Game Department says a search dog team made contact with a hiker hours after he hadn’t returned from hiking challenging terrain in a state park.
Noah Pepera-Rudd, was hiking a section of Pisgah State Park on Sunday that has no trails and hadn’t returned. Police and firefighters weren’t able to find Pepera-Rudd in the immediate area and on nearby logging roads, so they called in New England K9 teams to assist. Shortly after 3 a.m.
Monday, a team made voice contact with Pepera-Rudd. It turned out he had gotten lost in a large swamp and was unable to navigate to safety. He wasn’t hurt, but was hungry and dehydrated.
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