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UPDATE: Missing hunter found in Fayette County

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FAYETTE COUNTY (WVVA) -

According to dispatchers, the missing hunter was found safe around 1 a.m. early Sunday morning. 

Dispatchers tell us the he was able to build a small fire and alert crews in a helicopter that were able to locate him. 

He had no serious injuries. 


Multiple Fayette County departments searched for a missing hunter Saturday.

Dispatchers say his family called around 5:20 p.m. after searching for a few hours.

They say he was hunting on Beury Mountain in the Babcock area.

The Fayette County Sheriff's Office, National Park Service, West Virginia Division of Natural Resources, along with fire departments from Nuttall, Meadow Bridge and Danese all responded to the search.

Dispatch says they do not know the man's identity.

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