UPDATE: David Cole Has Been Located, Safe
UPDATE (Sunday 9pm): David Cole, missing near West Yellowstone since Saturday, has been found safe and healthy.
According to the official Press Release from the Gallatin County Sheriff's Office:
- Searchers from Sheriff’s SAR have been looking for 69 year old David Cole of Bozeman since Saturday evening.
- He was last reported in the area of Tepee Creek,10 miles north of West Yellowstone.
- Searchers found his vehicle stuck and running on the Tepee Cr. Road.
- Cole could be wearing a blue/black plaid shirt and jeans and suffers from dementia.
- Saturday night volunteers searched the area on foot and ATVs.
- Helicopters from Life Flight Network and Two Bear Air from the Flathead County Sheriff’s Office also worked until early in Sunday morning.
- Sunday 4 dog teams were in the area with foot searchers standing by.
- It is possible that Mr. Cole could have abandoned his car and walked out to the highway and was given a ride.
- Anyone with information can contact the West Yellowstone Police Department at 406-646-7600.