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Lost hunter found east of Tyler

Man was cold and hungry, but not injured

TYLER – A lost hunter was located Nov. 14, about eight hours after he became lost in the fog along the Columbia Plateau State Park Trail.

The hunter – whose name, age and hometown the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office has yet to release – called for help on his cell phone at about 5:20 p.m., records show. He was later located cold and tired, but otherwise uninjured, in the Ballinger Lake area, south and east of the South Mullinix-South Harmony Road intersection, records show.

According to the report, the hunter called emergency dispatch seeking assistance because he had become disoriented in the...

 

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