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Man lost in the Bob Marshall Wilderness being rescued

Posted: Aug 07, 2018 9:07 AM Updated:

HELENA - Rescue efforts are underway for a man who was reported missing overnight in the Bob Marshall Wilderness.

Lewis & Clark County Sheriff Leo Dutton says the man is missing in the Pretty Prairie area north of Benchmark.

The man, who is in his 60’s, was out with an outfitter when he walked off and didn’t return.

Dutton says the man has been gone 2½ days and did have a backpack when he left the outfitter group.

Dutton says the man has been located alive and a helicopter team will likely extract him Tuesday morning.

Two Bear Air and the Montana Air National Guard are assisting with the rescue.

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