Near Harper’s Creek Shelter
Nelson County, Virginia
Jason Pugh with Wintergreen fire tells us, “Hiker out of the woods being transported to hospital now.”
Chief @curtissheets with @WTGFireRescue says, “Removal has started. Will take hours,” regarding injured hiker on AT near Harpers Creek Shelter.
Chief @curtissheets with @WTGFireRescue says crews have made contact with injured hiker on AT near Harpers Creek Shelter. More as we know.
Rescue crews from Nelson County including Wintergreen Fire & Rescue are in the process of locating and helping get an injured hiker off of the AT near Harper’s Creek Shelter.
WF&R Chief Curtis Sheets confirmed his department is providing support with other agencies.
The initial dispatch came in as a head injury.
More as we know.