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SeKi Hiker missing: 13 y.o.

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SeKi Hiker missing: 13 y.o.

Postby Steve_C » Mon Jul 28, 2014 4:20 pm

From Sequoia-Kings Canyon National Parks:
News Releases July 28, 2014

MISSING HIKER
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Austin Shedd

HEIGHT: 5'3"
WEIGHT: 110 lbs.
AGE: 13-years-old
HAIR: Light brown
EYES: Blue
RACE: White

INTENDED ITINERARY: Kings Canyon National Park, separated from party while hiking from Arrow Peak to Bench Lake, plans to exit Taboose Pass on July 28, 2014

IDENTIFYING FEATURES: Green hat, braces

HAVE YOU SEEN HIM? Call Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks at 888-677-2746.


Here's a map: (Click here for Interactive Gmap4)



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Re: SeKi Hiker missing: 13 y.o.

Postby Steve_C » Tue Jul 29, 2014 12:40 am

Found!!

Missing 13-year-old Hiker Found in Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, CA -- Missing hiker Austin Shedd, a 13-year-old male from Carlsbad, CA, and Mammoth Lakes, CA, has been found on Monday, July 28, 2014, at 9:30 p.m. by the trail crew in Kings Canyon National Park. Shedd will stay overnight in the wilderness with the trail crew until a rescue flight can take place on Tuesday, July 29. Additional details will follow when available.
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