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UPDATE: Roanoke County police rescue hikers on Catawba Mountain

UPDATE: Roanoke County police rescue hikers on Catawba Mountain

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ROANOKE COUNTY -

5:19 a.m.

Roanoke County Police have rescued two hikers off of Catawba Mountain.

Police were called around 9 p.m. Tuesday when the hikers said they were having trouble keeping warm in the below freezing temperatures.

Rescuers located the pair and brought them down off the mountain safely around 1:15 this morning.

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Roanoke County police are on the scene assisting two hikers on Catawba Mountain.

Officials say they got a call earlier this evening from two hikers who were having trouble keeping warm in the cold temperatures.

They have now located the hikers and are now in the process of trying to bring them down the mountain for possible further treatment.

WSLS 10 is continuing to follow this story and will bring you updates as we get them into our newsroom.

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