Night Search At Wintergreen Ends On Good Note : 6.14.10

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Map courtesy of Google.com : The area highlighted in blue is where rescue teams were setting up for a search Monday night. Click to enlarge or see interactive map in post.
Map courtesy of Google.com : The area highlighted in blue is where rescue teams were setting up for a search Monday night. Click to enlarge or see interactive map in post.

Blue Ridge Overlook
Nelson County, Virginia

A search that was getting into high speed ended happily Monday night just after 10PM. Wintergreen Rescue and other area rescue teams were dispatched to the area of the Blue Ridge overlook to look for a missing resident of the mountain. Wintergreen Fire Chief, Curtis Sheets, tells NCL they were informed of the person being overdue and not returning home for about three hours. Chief Sheets went on to say the person may have been affect with Alzheimer’s and lost her way back home.


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No sooner than a helicopter had been dispatched and other crews assembled, the person was found not too far from her home on Devils Knob. Other than minor scrapes, she appeared to be okay.

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