The American explorer from Westchester County trapped in a Turkish cave for more than a week was rescued early Tuesday morning, officials announced.

Mark Dickey — who fell ill on Sept. 2 more than 3,000 feet below the entrance of the Morca cave in southern Turkey’s Taurus Mountain — was carried out on a stretcher and given first aid once rescuers reached the surface, the Speleological Federation of Turkey said in a statement.

“He is fine and is being tended to by emergency medical workers in the encampment above,” the speleological federation said of Dickey, a Croton-on-Hudson resident.

Dickey, who was suffering from stomach bleeding, was too weak to pull himself out of the Morca cave so rescuers across Europe rushed to aid the 40-year-old who is an experienced cave explorer.... Read More: NY Post