- Associated Press - Friday, March 18, 2016

KING COUNTY, Wash. (AP) - Search and rescue crews have found four hikers on Mount Si who became lost after encountering bears on the trail.

King County Search and Rescue says hikers called 911 Friday morning reporting they were lost.

KOMO-TV reports (http://goo.gl/y5f1J9 ) the four women said they became frightened after a close encounter with two bears, possibly a mother and cub. They said they went deeper into the woods as the bears followed them.

The hikers said they couldn’t find the trail after the incident.

Officials say crews located the hikers and brought them down the mountain Friday afternoon.

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Information from: KOMO-TV, http://www.komotv.com/

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