LOST HIKERS

LAKE PLACID — Essex County Dispatch said that two hikers had been reported lost in a forest near Lake Placid at about 6:48 p.m. Tuesday.

Dispatch was unable to provide an exact address for the location. Dispatch said the state Department of Environmental Conservation was handling the search.

Around 9 p.m. Tuesday, the Department of Environmental Conservation dispatch office confirmed that a search was being conducted but did not release further details.

— By Staff Writer Ben Rowe

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