Rescue crews searching for stranded hikers

POSTED: 5:35 AM Dec 06 2013   UPDATED: 5:22 AM Dec 06 2013
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GREENE COUNTY, Tenn. -

Greene County rescue crews are continuing their search for stranded hikers Friday morning.

Dispatchers tell us they are unsure of the exact number of hikers crews are looking for, but they are somewhere off of Shelton Mission Road.  News 5 has learned, dispatchers got the call for help just before 1:45 Thursday afternoon.

Authorities say they know where the hikers are, it's just a matter of getting to them and getting them out of the woods.