8 Missing New York Children, Man Found in Hudson Valley
Eight missing children were rescued in the Hudson Valley.
Last week, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation confirmed DEC Forest Rangers rescued eight missing children and a missing man in Sullivan County.
On June 11 at 5:30 p.m., Forest Ranger Allwine overheard radio traffic from Sullivan County 911 dispatching New York State Police to a search for a missing man and eight missing children near Mamakating Town Park in the Town of Mamakting, according to the DEC.
Ranger Allwine responded and once on the scene was informed the leader of the lost party went hiking on the red trail in the park and became disoriented, officials say.
A member of Hatzolah was also on scene and acted as a translator with the hiker via cell phone. Cell phone coordinates obtained through 911 provided negative results. At 6:30 p.m. Ranger Allwine located the lost group and escorted them out of the woods, according to the DEC.
All resources were clear of the scene at 7 p.m. No injuries were reported.