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Update: Gallatin County SAR finds missing man

By KTVM Staff
Published On: Jul 03 2013 05:27:06 PM MDT
Updated On: Jul 03 2013 07:53:11 PM MDT
Mountain generic search and rescue
WEST YELLOWSTONE, Mont. -

The following is a press release from the Gallatin County Sheriff's Office:

The 57 year old autistic camper that was reported missing this morning from North of West Yellowstone has been located and is in good health.  He was located in the back yard of a subdivision about 1 mile south west of the point he was last seen.  Participating agencies include; Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office and Search and Rescue, Hebgen Basin Fire Department, US Forest Service, National Park Service and West Yellowstone Police Department.  Details of his activities are very limited.  The area he was in is heavily timbered and frequented by Grizzly bears.