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Hiker airlifted from Manning Park after being reported missing

Princeton GSAR states it was a “positive outcome.”
A helicopter was called to airlift the missing hiker. Photo GSAR

A helicopter was employed to remove a hiker from Manning Park early, Saturday, June 1.

A person was reported missing the previous evening in the area, at about 8 p.m., according to the Princeton Ground Search and Rescue (GSAR) in a social media post.

A conservation officer and a Princeton RCMP member were able to contact and locate the hiker, and provided initial assessment. The hiker was airlifted at first light.

GSAR reported the outcome as “positive.”

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Andrea DeMeer

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