Missing Carbon County hikers located

Search conducted on Broad Mountain

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Published: Jul 02 2013 09:23:53 PM EDT   Updated On: Jul 03 2013 10:05:46 AM EDT
CARBON COUNTY, Pa. -

Carbon County dispatchers say a search for three missing hikers is now over.

The search for the hikers was being conducted at Broad Mountain.

Authorities became concerned when they learned that the hikers had not been heard from for about three to four hours.

Dispatchers told 69 News a search operation began shortly before 8:30 Tuesday night.

The hikers were located about an hour later.

Dispatchers said none of the hikers appeared hurt.

Officials did not provide the names of the missing hikers.