Ala. searchers find Knoxville man missing at park

Ala. searchers find Knoxville man missing at park

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SCOTTSBORO, Ala. (AP) - Searchers have found a Knoxville man who went missing at The Walls of Jericho state park in northeast Alabama.

Jackson County authorities say Mack Arthur Orick, 71, was located Thursday afternoon.

He was being taken to a hospital with what reports described as minor injuries.

Relatives contacted authorities Wednesday night saying the man wasn't at home after a hike. Rescuers found the man's vehicle about 10 p.m.

The park is located in Jackson County about 25 miles northwest of Scottsboro. The Walls of Jericho is known for its 200-foot-high cliffs.

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