Officials searching for missing hunter in Sweetwater County

Search location courtesy of the Sweetwater Co Sheriffs Office

Deputies and Sweetwater County Search & Rescue volunteers are searching for a missing Rock Springs man.

Sweetwater County Sheriff Mike Lowell said 74-year-old Terry Meador of Rock Springs was reported missing by family members. He left town alone on a hunting trip in the area south of Rock Springs and his pickup was found stuck just north of Pine Mountain about 11 miles west of Wyoming Highway 430.

It is in this area that the search is being concentrated. The Sheriff’s Office mobile command post has been set up, and searchers plan to deploy aerial drones as well as ground searchers.

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Lowell asked that anyone with information, particularly those who may have encountered Meador, contact the Sheriff’s Office.