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Searchers gather for 5th day of search for missing hunter in summit county

SUMMIT COUNTY, Utah (ABC4 News) – After 6 days of searching, The Summit County Sheriff’s Office said they have scaled back their search for the missing man from West Virginia.

Update 10/19: The Summit County Sheriff’s Office says no clues concerning the missing hiker’s location have been found Saturday.

Officials say 25 search and rescue crew members are still searching at this time and will continue to search until it gets dark.

Snow and low temperatures continue to be a concern Saturday night.

Officials with Summit County say crews will re-evaluate Sunday morning to determine whether or not they will continue the search.  


SUMMIT COUNTY (ABC4 News) – For the fifth day, Summit County Search and Rescue, along with other agencies and volunteers with the Garrett Bardsley Foundation, resumed their search Saturday for a hunter that disappeared Monday.

The search began at 9 a.m. and, according to the foundation, will continue until Saturday afternoon.

Plummeting temperature and more forecasted snow for the area pose a chief concern for search and rescue crews.

Summit County Sheriff Justin Martinez shared new photos as another round of searching commenced and thanked all those involved:

69-year-old Carl Crumrine has been missing since Monday while hunting with friends in the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest. The rest of the group grew worried when Crumrine did not arrive at their designated meeting place.

To get involved in the search, visit the Garret Bardsley Foundation website.

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