BAR HARBOR (AP) — Maine authorities say a young woman from Florida had to be rescued from atop a mountain in Acadia National Park after suffering from hypothermia and other medical issues.

Supervisory Park Ranger Richard Rechholtz says the 19-year-old woman was not properly dressed for the temperatures when the 911 call came in at about 7:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Her name was not made public.

The rescue efforts were hampered by deep snow and high winds. She and a male companion were flown to a Bar Harbor hospital.

Rechholtz tells WABI-TV that there were as many as 50 people at the top of Cadillac Mountain on Tuesday morning to watch the first sunrise of the new year.



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