NEVADA COUNTY (CBS13) — A person who had been reported missing out of Southern California was found dead in Nevada County, authorities say.
The Nevada County Sheriff’s Search & Rescue team says, on Monday, they were alerted about a red pickup truck seen abandoned along the Fordyce Trail. It appears the vehicle had been there for 1-3 weeks.READ MORE: Sacramento County Tackles Zip Code Vaccine Disparities
Crews were able to hike out to the pickup and found it was registered to a person who had been reported missing.
With the person still nowhere to be found, search and rescue launched a mission in the area to try and find clues.READ MORE: Feds' Boogaloo Indictment Details Inside of Northern California Extremist Group
Eventually, with the help of crews in snowshoes, skies, and on specialized vehicles, the missing person was found dead about a 1/2 mile from the abandoned pickup.
The name of the person has not been released by authorities at this point.MORE NEWS: Stockton Teen, 14, Shot While Driving Left Paralyzed
Exactly how the person died has also not been stated.