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KCSO helps search for missing hiker near Death Valley

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Posted at 5:05 PM, Dec 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-04 20:05:50-05

INYO COUNTY, Calif. — Local Kern County Sheriff's Deputies assisted law enforcement in Inyo County search for a missing hiker.

KCSO posted on their Facebook page that an air-5 was requested for mutual aid to assist in locating a missing 75-year-old hiker in Inyo County near Death Valley. They assisted in transporting search and rescue members to a remote location and conducted an aerial search.

The hiker has not been located and crews are still searching.