Missing teens found safe in the Smokies

Missing teens found safe in the Smokies


HAPPY VALLEY (WATE) - Two 14-year-old boys who had been missing since Sunday night in Great Smoky Mountains National Park were found safe Monday morning.

According to park spokesperson Molly Schroer, the park service received a call shortly after 8 p.m. about the missing boys.

The two were fishing in the Abrams Creek area with the mother of one of the boys.

They wandered upstream and became separated.

Rangers conducted a short search Sunday night, but had to call it off because of darkness, The search resumed Monday morning and the boys were found safe a short time later.

Both boys are from Graham County, N.C.

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