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Charles Sykes, AP
This April 23, 2012 file photo shows Ann Curry at the Matrix Awards in New York. Curry was rescued by a troop of New Jersey Boy Scouts when she broke her leg while hiking with her family on April 5, 2014.

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Ann Curry has reported from the most dangerous places on earth, but when she broke her leg during a recent hike, it was a troop of New Jersey Boy Scouts that came to her rescue.

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Curry was hiking with her family on Bear Mountain in New York's Harriman State Park on Saturday, April 5, when she broke a leg.

Members of Troop 368 from Berkeley Heights, New Jersey, stopped to help the injured NBC News correspondent, creating a splint for her ankle and fashioning a stretcher from logs and a tarp. They then carried her down the mountain.

Curry sent the troop a letter praising their actions and thanking them for their skills and professionalism.

Troop leaders say most of the scouts didn't know they had rescued someone famous.