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February 8, 2013
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Grand County Search and Rescue recover body off Highway 125

Grand County Search and Rescue located and recovered a man's body on Friday, Feb. 8, after a two hour search. The search was initiated after a local man's car was reported as being parked 18 miles up Highway 125 since approximately Jan. 28. The man's name has not yet been released pending an autopsy.

Twenty members of Grand County Search and Rescue, with the assistance of a two-person tracking team from Larimer County Search and Rescue, initiated a search for the missing man early Friday. The man was reported as missing late Thursday afternoon.

A ground search team located the subject a short distance from the highway. The man was transported to the highway by Grand County Search and Rescue members.

Six to eight inches of snow has fallen in the area since the man's vehicle was reported as being parked on Highway 125.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.


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The Sky-Hi News Updated Feb 8, 2013 09:36PM Published Feb 8, 2013 09:34PM Copyright 2013 The Sky-Hi News. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.