Summit County Sheriff's Office Issues Missing Person Alert For Hunter In Uintas
The Summit County Sheriff’s Office has issued a missing person alert.
On Monday, around 9:00 pm Summit County Sheriff’s Office received information that Carl Crumrine, 69 years old from West Virginia, had not been seen since 5:30am that morning.
Crumrine was hunting with a group in the Lyman Lake area of the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest in eastern Summit County.
A member of the hunting group contacted law enforcement after the man had not returned after sunset.
Summit County Sheriff’s Office and Summit County Search & Rescue deployed resources on the evening of October 14th. The search is currently underway with searchers on ground, horseback, and by helicopter.
Crumrine is 5’10 and about 240 pounds. The 69-year-old is believed to be wearing a camo and hunter orange and is believed to be in possession of a hunting rifle.
The Sheriff’s office reports the man is new to the area. He was prepared for cold weather and had a small amount of food with him. A missing persons flyer has been posted in the area. You can also see it online. If anyone has seen Carl Crumrine you can contact the Summit County Sheriff’s Office 435-615-3600.