Hiker rescued from off-limits trail in Jim Thorpe

JIM THORPE, Pa. (WPVI) -- Officials in Carbon County, Pennsylvania tell Action News a hiker was rescued on Sunday from an off-limits trail in Jim Thorpe.

Twenty-five first responders were needed to rescue the 21-year-old woman near the now-shut down Glen Onoke Falls Trail on Sunday afternoon.

It took rescue crews hours to get the woman to safety.

She was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Officials with the Pennsylvania State Game Commission closed the trail on May 1 after numerous injuries and deaths.
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