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Virginia cave rescue ends with 5 hospitalized

CLEVELAND, Va. — Authorities say five men have been rescued from a cave in southwest Virginia where they became trapped after heavy rains.

Virginia Department of Emergency Management search-and-rescue coordinator Billy Chrimes said Sunday evening that all five men were taken to hospitals after being pulled from the cave Sunday.

Chrimes said they were suffering from hypothermia and exhaustion.

Source: Virginia cave rescue ends with 5 hospitalized


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