Elk hunter missing near Mount St. Helens
Sunday, November 13, 2011
STEVENSON, Wash. (AP) -- Skamania County sheriff's searchers are looking for an elk hunter missing near Mount St. Helens.
The sheriff's office says 56-year-old David Sherwood of Onalaska was reported overdue Friday evening when he did not return from hunting in the Ryan Lake area of the Gifford Pinchot National Forest.
His vehicle was found Saturday on a Forest Service road.
Nearly 80 people, including friends and family members, searched Sunday, and the search was set to resume at daybreak Monday.
The sheriff's office says heavy snow at times has limited visibility in the area which is steep and heavily timbered.