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Search Continues for Missing Hiker at Vesper Peak
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 14, 2018
CONTACT: Courtney O’Keefe, Communications Specialist, Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office Courtney.O’Keefe@snoco.org, 425-388-3865, Media line: 425-249-6263
SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – The Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue (SAR) and Snohomish County Volunteer Search and Rescue (SCVSAR) continue to search today for missing hiker, Samantha Sayers, who did not return from her day hike at Vesper Peak on Wednesday, August 1.
Just after 6 a.m. today, SAR and SCVSAR teams deployed to Vesper Peak. The Sheriff’s Office helicopter, SNOHAWK10, transported two technical climbing teams to the north face of Vesper Peak to continue searching for Sayers.
Due to the technical search operation, climbing routes at Vesper Peak will be closed today.
If anyone has information about Sayers whereabouts, or saw her during her hike on Wednesday, August 1, please call 911.