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Missing Hiker Located

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Date: November 26, 2017
Contact: Jennie Albrinck, 928-638-0520

On Friday, November 24, 2017 Joshua Tree National Park received a report of a missing 18-year old male hiker. Joshua Tree Search and Rescue (JOSAR) volunteers, and National Park Service personnel began a preliminary search.

The young man was identified in the park on Sunday morning, November 26, having just taken a few days longer than he anticipated to complete his hike. No further action is needed.

Last updated: November 26, 2017

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