Roanoke County crews rescue hiker on Appalachian Trail - WSLS 10 NBC in Roanoke/Lynchburg Va

Roanoke County crews rescue hiker on Appalachian Trail

ROANOKE COUNTY, VA -

Crews in Roanoke County rescued a hiker from the Appalachian Trail last night.

We are told it happened along Catawba Valley Drive at McAfee Knob.

Authorities say the snowfall made for a difficult rescue, but the hiker was found uninjured around 8:20 p.m.

Officials said the hiker wasn't prepared for snowfall on the mountains and called for help.

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