Injured Colorado Priest Rescued After 30 Hours

By: NBC Email
By: NBC Email

A Colorado priest out on a hike had to have some divine intervention to get back home.

Monsignor Edward Hoffman was found late Thursday by a group of hikers using a trail near Monarch Lake in Grand County, Colorado.

The 62–year–old had been crawling down the hiking trail for nearly 24–hours after injuring his leg. Rescuers had to hike in and carry Hoffman out.

Hoffman is reportedly in good condition at a local hospital.

He is a priest at Nativity of Our Lord in Broomfield.


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