Missing Marine’s SUV found, crews continue search ahead of late-winter storm, authorities say

Missing Marine's SUV found, crews continue search ahead of late-winter storm, authorities say

Search-and-rescue teams located First Lt. Matthew Kraft’s car Firday night as crews continue to search California’s Sierra Nevada for the missing Camp Pendleton Marine, authorities said Saturday. (U.S. Marine Corps via AP) A search team found the rental vehicle of First Lt. Matthew Kraft , the missing Camp Pendleton Marine who failed to return from a ski trip through California’s rugged Sierra Nevada six days ago, authorities said Saturday. Crews located the Jeep Wrangler that Kraft parked before starting his backcountry trek on the Sierra High Route near Independence, Calif., on Feb. 23, said Inyo County Sheriff’s spokeswoman Carma Roper. Kraft was scheduled to end the trip Monday or Tuesday of last week near Bridgeport, about 130 miles to the south. MARINE FROM CAMP PENDLETON AND VEHICLE MISSING AFTER SKI TRIP; SEARCH UNDERWAY Kraft, with the 1st Marine Division, has had survival training, buoying hopes for the infantry officer’s […]

Please follow and like us:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *