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Ala searchers find man missing at park

By news admin

SCOTTSBORO, Ala. (AP) - Searchers have found a Tennessee man who went missing at The Walls of Jericho state park in northeast Alabama.

Jackson County authorities say 71-year-old Mack Arthur Orick of Knoxville, Tenn., was located Thursday afternoon.

He was being taken to a hospital with what reports described as minor injuries.

Relatives contacted authorities Wednesday night saying the man wasn't at home after a hike. Rescuers found the man's vehicle about 10 p.m.

The park is located in Jackson County about 25 miles northwest of Scottsboro. The Walls of Jericho is known for its 200-foot-high cliffs.