Boy Scouts Found In N.C. Mountains

Officials say Boy Scouts who were missing overnight in the North Carolina mountains have been found.

Donna Johnston with the Boy Scouts' in Raleigh says the scouts had gotten off a trail last night in Hayward County and waited until daylight before resuming their hike.

Johnston said says the Scouts are fine.

Eight Scouts and three leaders were reported missing about 9 o'clock last night.

A fresh rescue team had been sent out at dawn with search dogs.

Several troop members had cell phones, but cell service in the area is spotty.

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