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Crews resume search for elderly couple missing in El Dorado mountains

Associated Press
Update 8:50 a.m.
Rescue crews have resumed searching Monday for a missing couple who became stuck in snow while driving in a mountainous area of Northern California.

The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office says a man and a woman in their 60s were last heard from Sunday afternoon.

Sacramento television station KCRA reports (http://bit.ly/2gAvZ7N ) the husband and wife went for a drive in their white truck Saturday morning. Relatives reported them missing after they called to say they were stuck in the snow in a rural mountainous area.

Officials say the California Highway Patrol Air Patrol is assisting with the search Monday morning.

No other information was released.

Original post:
POLLOCK PINES, Calif. (AP) — Rescue crews are searching for a missing couple who became stuck in snow while driving in a mountainous area in El Dorado County.The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office says a man and a woman in their 60s were last heard from Sunday afternoon.Sacramento television station KCRA reports (http://bit.ly/2gAvZ7N) the husband and wife went for a drive in their white truck Saturday morning. Relatives reported them missing after they called to say they were stuck in the snow in the rural mountainous area of Wentworth Springs and Ice House roads.Officials say the California Highway Patrol Air Patrol is assisting with the search.

No other information was released.


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