- Associated Press - Friday, November 6, 2015

PORTERSVILLE, Pa. (AP) - A hiker who sprained her ankle and became lost in a western Pennsylvania state park has been found after more than four hours.

Assistant Park Manager Jake Weiland says Lindsay Dickie, of Valencia, called 911 for help after becoming lost in McConnells Mill State Park, about 40 miles north of Pittsburgh.

The 23-year-old woman called 911 before 7 p.m. Thursday, before her cellphone died.

That call was enough for search crews, and the woman’s family, to begin searching the park.

Searchers made voice contact with the woman after 9 p.m., but it took until nearly 11 p.m. for crews to reach the woman in a rugged area just off the Slippery Rock Gorge Trail.

Paramedics treated her ankle at the scene, and also checked the woman for possible hypothermia.

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