MT: Overdue hunter rescued in Graves Creek area near Missoula


An overdue hunter was found safe near Missoula on Thursday night.

Missoula County Search and Rescue (SAR) was called out after receiving a report that a 72-year-old, overdue hunter, in the Graves Creek area.

Crews used UTVs and sleds and found the hunter at approximately 10:45 p.m.

The person was found safe and has been reunited with family members.

Missoula SAR is reminding people to be prepared when heading head into the mountains and to check weather reports.

People should be sure to carry the necessary gear to help survive in the ever-changing elements.


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