A woman stuck in a Middle Tennessee cave prompted a call for a team of Knox County rescuers to help in a 7 1/2 hour operation Saturday night.
Authorities said a woman from Alabama in her 40s got stuck in a cave in Van Buren County near Spencer. Officials were called to the scene along Hwy. 111 around 3:15 p.m.
Our sister station WSMV-TV provided photos from the scene, taken from a member of the rescue squad.
Crews said the woman was finally rescued at approximately 11:05 p.m. Officials say she was hurt, but talking and coherent when crews pulled her out. She was taken to a hospital in Chattanooga.
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