By: KDKA-TV News Staff
OHIO TOWNSHIP (KDKA) – An officer and his K9 from the Ohio Township Police Department are hailed as heroes after helping rescue a missing man who fell from a hill.
On Saturday, police were notified of an abandoned vehicle located along Mt. Nebo Road which belonged to a missing man from a nearby community.
After searching the vehicle, there was no sign of the man.
Officer Eric Wallace and his K9 Larry began work to locate the missing man and led rescuers up a wooded hill.
K9 Larry quickly found the missing man. He had fallen from a hill and spent the night outside in the rain.
Firefighters and paramedics managed to get the man to safety where he was alert and conscious.