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Search continues in Summit County for missing man from South Jordan

Posted at 5:16 PM, Jul 19, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-19 19:16:56-04

SUMMIT COUNTY, Utah -- The search for a missing camper from South Jordan continued Friday morning in the Hidden Lake area of Summit County.

Deputies said Ray Humpherys, 66, was camping at the Hidden Lake area of the Wasatch-Cache National Forest and did not return to his campsite late Wednesday night.

Summit County Sheriff's Deputies and Summit County Search and Rescue members were called to search the area. Search operations resumed Friday morning after ending for the night on Thursday.

According to deputies, Humpherys was last seen wearing a black jacket and vest, a gray shirt, tan/grayish pants, and a hat. He is 6'1" and 190 pounds. He has short gray hair and no facial hair.

Search and Rescue teams are searching by ground and horseback. The Utah Department of Public Safety helicopter as well as Great Basin K9 Search and Rescue are assisting in the search, deputies said.

Anyone who may have seen Humpherys is asked to call the Summit County Sheriff's Office at (435) 615-3600.

Courtesy: Summit County Sheriff's Department