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State Police searching for missing woman, 18, from Underhill

January 28, 2021 GMT

UNDERHILL, Vt. (AP) — Vermont State Police detectives continued to search Thursday for a missing 18-year-old woman who was last seen leaving her Underhill home to go for a walk.

Leydi Lopez left her home on Poker Hill Road around 11:15 a.m. Wednesday. Her family reported her missing about 4:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Police say investigators are considering all possibilities related to the missing-persons case.

Police say Lopez may have encountered an orange car that had slid off Poker Hill Road and a second vehicle, a dark-colored pickup truck, possibly a Chevrolet, with a cap and building material in the bed, that had stopped to help pull the orange car back onto the road.

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Police working on the investigation include members of the Bureau of Criminal Investigations, Major Crime Unit, Field Force Division, search and rescue, a police K-9 unit and and the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Program.

She is just under 5 feet (1.5 meters) and weighs about 125 pounds (56.70 kilograms). She was last seen wearing a blue/green jacket with a hood, black leggings, orange socks, and white sneakers.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to contact the state police barracks in Williston.