Juvenile hiker injured and rescued on McAfee Knob

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ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ7) -- Fire and Rescue crews in Roanoke County rescued a young hiker who'd fallen down a trail.

Roanoke County Fire and Rescue responded to a call at around 4:20 p.m. Tuesday to the McAfee Knob trail in the Masons Cove area for a report of a 13-year-old female hiker who had fallen about three feet down the trail and received injuries from the fall. Crews say she was unable to hike back off the trail.

At the time, the hiker was with other young children and adults as part of a summer camp, crews say. Camp participants were located about three miles from the McAfee Knob parking lot, close to the summit of the trail.

Officials say an ATV, drone, two ambulances and about 14 personnel were needed in this rescue operation.

Officials say she was later transported to the hospital and do not believe her injuries are non-life threatening.

No one else was hurt in this incident.

An earlier version of this story indicated that the juvenile was with her mother. Officials have updated us and said that she was with members of a summer camp, not her mother.