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Saturday, October 16, 2021

Lost hiker rescued in Jay

JAY — A 36-year-old woman who got lost on a hike yesterday was located in Jay.

Police were notified that Rachael Sylvia, of Barnstead, NH, was lost on Jay Peak.

Sylvia had walked off the Long Trail and became unaware of her location.

The State Police, U.S. Border Patrol, Jay Fire Department, and the Missisquoi Ambulance Service responded to the area.

Sylvia was located on steep terrain in the dark by U.S. Border Patrol agents.

The agents and members of the Jay Fire Department led the hiker out of the woods to safety.

Police say she was not in need of medical attention.

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