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Coast Guard Rescues Hiker From Willamette National Forest

(Oakridge, OR) -- A 50-year-old hiker is recovering after getting stranded in the Willamette National Forest near Oakridge. The Coast Guard says crews rescued the missing man over the weekend after his car and backpack were found near a trailhead on Thursday. Search and rescue crews found the man dehydrated and hypothermic on Friday night, and a Coast Guard helicopter crew hoisted him out of the forest to a hospital Saturday morning.

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