Rescue crews find three missing people safe

WVLT-- Rescue crews found three people uninjured after an overnight search.

According to Anderson County Rescue Squad Chief Terry Allen, three relatives were reported missing around 11 p.m. Friday night. They were riding on ATV's and got lost on Windrock Mountain.

Multiple agencies including Morgan County Rescue Squad, Marlow Fire Dept, Briceville Fire Dept and hundreds of other volunteers participated in the search.

Allen told Local 8 News the men were found safe Saturday morning around 10 a.m. One of them with mild hypothermia.

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