A hunter and his dog were found safe on Tuesday morning after spending the night lost in the woods in Perry County, Indiana.
The Perry County Sheriff's Office says Central Dispatch was contacted around 6:00 a.m. on Tuesday morning about a hunter lost in some woods in the area of Old Chapel Cemetary Road.
PCSO Deputies and the Perry County Emergency Management Director responded to the area and began working to find the lost hunter throughout the morning. An Indiana Conservation Officer also arrived to help find the hunter.
According to the sheriff's office, rescue crews made their way into the woods on four-wheelers. They say they found the lost hunter around 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday.
The sheriff's office says the hunter and his dog were fine, though the hunter was tired and slightly dehydrated. The two were returned to safety and met by the hunter's family at the edge of the woods.
Before being found on Tuesday, the sheriff's office says that the hunter had been in the woods since about 9:00 p.m. on Monday night.
The sheriff's office says the lost hunter was very grateful for the hard work and thanked all who were involved.