Anderson Boy Scout troop credited with saving elderly man during hike

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Boy Scout Troop Credited With Saving Elderly Man's Life

By FOX59

ANDERSON, Ind. (July 20, 2015) — A Boy Scout troop in Anderson is being credited for helping save an elderly man during a hike.

The troop was hiking at Table Rock State Park Friday when they came across a man sitting on the ground.

They determined he was dehydrated and suffering from exhaustion.

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They called park rangers, cooled him down, and gave him electrolyte tabs and water.

Park staff thanked the scouts by giving each of them a complimentary park patch and a refund on camping fees.

The elderly man has fully recovered, and he even wrote to the scouts thanking them for all their help.

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