Marquette County Search & Rescue Called Out Last Night
MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Search & Rescue was called out yesterday evening to Wetmore Pond in Marquette Township around 6 p.m. on a report of a lost hiker.
19-year-old Melissa York of downstate Harbor Springs was hiking near Wetmore Pond when she became lost as darkness fell.
She was able to call 9-1-1 on her cell phone and reach Marquette County Central Dispatch. Authorities were able to get a GPS location from her phone and search and rescue crews were able to use the coordinates to locate York just after 7 p.m. on an old railroad grade just east of Wetmore Pond.
York did not need any medical attention and she was taken back to her vehicle without incident.
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