INCIDENT NUMBER: 19298

20 April 2017 at 1834 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in Smyth County, Virginia. IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported an individual suffering unknown injuries while on a hiking trip. The individual was transported to the hospital for treatment.