Hiker suffering heat exhaustion rescued

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A hiker suffers heat exhaustion and gets rescued

MONTGOMERY COUNTY (WDVM) — A hiker was rescued Saturday morning after coming down with heat exhaustion on a trail in Montgomery County.

According to Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Public Information Officer Pete Piringer Saturday morning, a hiker at the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park suffered heat exhaustion due to the high temperatures.

The hiker was found on a trail and picked up by a rescue boat before being taken to the Purple Horse Beach.

Authorities advise everyone to keep cool and hydrated.

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