Search and Rescue Team assist Police to locate kayakers

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(Last Updated On: October 23, 2014)
Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team (Ashburton) were called to assist police last night.Volunteers assisted the police searching for 2 kayakers who were overdue whilst kayaking the Upper Dart Gorge between Dartmeet and Newbridge.

The kayakers were located beside the river below Lucky Tor with one having a minor shoulder injury.

They were both escorted out of the gorge to a waiting ambulance, fortunately the injury proved didn’t require hospital treatment.

Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team (Ashburton) said on their facebook page:

Many thanks to 29 of our volunteers who attended and finally made it back to their beds just after 2am ready for work today.

 

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