Crews respond to hiker in distress in Harriman State Park

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First responders were in Harriman State Park Sunday afternoon after reports of a hiker in distress.

The hiker was located about a half-mile in the woods behind the Reeves Meadow Visitor Center.

There is no word from police about the status of the hiker.

One first responder had to be taken to a nearby hospital after he fell ill in the woods.

The visitors center and hiking trails remained open during the incident.

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