Missing Washington state hiker found alive after 8 days in wilderness, authorities says

Andrew Devers, 25, failed to return from a hike that originated from the Middle Fork Campground in North Bend on June 18, インクルード King County Sheriff’s Office said.

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Devers’ friends reported him overdue on June 21, prompting the sheriff’s office and volunteers to launch a search operation for the hiker.

But as the effort stretched into the week with no sign of Devers, officials suspended the search, による Seattle Times.

日曜日に, a trail runner near the Middle Fork Trailhead spotted Devers, 保安官事務所は言った. Medics transported Devers to a hospital for evaluation.

We’re obviously very glad that he was found,” King County Sheriff’s spokesman Sgt. Tim Meyer told the paper. “Certainly the favorable weather this week helped.

Officials did not immediately release further details.

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