Officials say 40 Pennsylvania college students on a mission trip to Appalachia were rescued from Pine Mountain after they got lost while hiking.
John Caroulis, a spokesman for La Salle University in Philadelphia, said one student remained in the hospital Friday morning as a precaution, but the rest of the group was released and all are expected to return as scheduled Saturday.
Caroulis said the students were spending their spring break in Kentucky with Habitat for Humanity.
Kentucky State Police trooper Tony Watts says the group was reported missing about 7 p.m. Thursday. It was unclear how long it took to rescue them.
Very gusty winds and heavy rain expected through midnight Wednesday morning as a powerful cold front moves in!
After highs Tuesday near 70 degrees, late Tuesday night into Wednesday temps tumble into the 30s and rain changes to wet snow. Little to no accumulation expected.
Freeze warnings posted Tuesday night into Wednesday AM. Protect sensitive plants!