BIG BEAR – A 58-year-old Pomona woman was reported missing by her husband on Tuesday morning. The woman, according to family went hiking when she went missing. Information provided by the family led them to the victim’s vehicle, which was on Glory Ridge US Forest Service road 2N15, officials said.
A search was done of the area, using K-9 and aerial support, but the woman was still not found until Wednesday morning. The woman was located at the bottom of the canyon near Bear Creek by the Bear Valley Search and Rescue. Sheriff’s officials said that the woman was unprepared for the hike and spent the night near the creek.
“She was not strong enough or prepared to make the return trip back up the steep terrain to her vehicle on Tuesday night, especially in the dark,” officials said in the news release.
The woman was uninjured and was hoisted and airlifted to the Big Bear Airport.
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