Weeklong search continues for missing Wyoming hunter
RAWLINS, Wyo. (AP) — A weeklong search for a missing Wyoming hunter continued Saturday in the Medicine Bow National Forest.
Carbon County officials say 44-year-old Mark Strittmater of Rawlins was reported missing on Oct. 20, after failing to return from a solo elk hunting trip a day earlier.
Crews, including airplanes and search dogs, were searching near where his truck was located late on Oct. 20.
Strittmater is white; 5 feet, 8 inches tall (173 centimeters) and weighs 130 pounds (59 kilograms). He has brown hair and blue eyes.
He was last seen on Oct. 19 wearing a light-colored camouflage long-sleeved shirt with gray or green pants, boots and an orange hunting cap. Officials say he sent his girlfriend a text at about 11 a.m.