NC boy rescued after getting lost in the woods

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LOUISBURG, N.C. — A Franklin County boy is back at home with his family after spending hours lost in the woods.

Nine-year-old Brandon Ledoux wandered off Wednesday night at about 6:30 p.m. in the area of Schloss Road near Louisburg.

After a long night with some severe storms, rescue crews found Brandon cold and wet, but otherwise OK.

Brandon wandered off into the woods when his dog went missing, right around the time thunder and lightning rolled into the area.

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