(Aaron Hemens - Kelowna Capital News)

(Aaron Hemens - Kelowna Capital News)

Man found tangled in barbed wire on trail near UBC Okanagan

Man’s friend claims he’d been drinking when he went missing Monday afternoon

A man who’d reportedly been missing for the better part of a day has been rescued from a hiking trail near UBC Okanagan in Kelowna.

Emergency crews responded to an Academy Way apartment building on Tuesday morning (April 13).

According to a woman who claims to be the man’s friend, he went missing on Monday afternoon and had been allegedly been drinking.

People walking nearby trails found him caught in barbed wire and disoriented.

Rescue crews untangled the man from the wire and brought him up the trail on a UTV. He’s now being treated by paramedics for seemingly minor injuries.

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