Missing Snowmobiler Located, Search Concluded

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Sitka Mountain Search and Rescue members, delivered to the scene by Coast Guard helicopter, located a missing snowmobiler and his overturned machine about five miles outside of the original search area near Harbor Mountain northeast of Sitka today. The man was unresponsive.

No further Coast Guard assistance has been requested. The Sitka Mountain Search and Rescue team will handle extraction of the individual.

Sitka Mountain Search and Rescue requested aircraft support from the Coast Guard Saturday after conducting some preliminary searches for the missing man.

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