Crews find missing hikers in Union County

UNION COUNTY, IL (KFVS) - The search is over for a group of hikers who got lost near the Bald Knob Cross in Union County.

According to sheriff's deputies the group got lost early Friday evening.  They called police and could hear police sirens but they weren't able to find their way back to their cars.

Emergency crews called in the Illinois State Police airplane to help with the search.

Crews found the group around 7:20pm Friday night.

None of them were hurt.

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