Calif. Hiker Found After Being Missing for 5 Days

Oct 28, 2013 10:57 AM

LAKE ARROWHEAD, Calif. (AP) — A hiker missing for five days has been found near Lake Arrowhead after he started a fire to keep warm.

The San Bernardino Sun reports ( 55-year-old Rodney Trumbo was located Sunday in a remote area. Trumbo had been missing since Tuesday when he didn't make it home after a hike in the San Bernardino Mountains.

Rescue crews saw Trumbo after responding to a brush fire that was quickly put out. He was taken away by helicopter to a nearby hospital. He was complaining of pain and appeared to be very dehydrated.

Authorities are still searching for a hiker who has been missing since Oct. 1 after being separated from his hiking group in Lake Arrowhead.


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