Man missing for several days found alive in wooded area of ​​California

A 34-year-old man was found alive in a wooded area of ​​California after he was heard calling for help Thursday, nine days after he was last seen, officials said.

Lukas McClish was last seen the morning of June 11 in Boulder Creek near Big Basin Redwoods State Park, about 14 miles north of Santa Cruz. He was reported missing June 16, according to the Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office.

Authorities found Lukas McClish near Foreman Creek in California on Thursday.@CALFIRECZU via X.com

Witnesses near Foreman Creek off Big Basin Road reported hearing call for help Thursday afternoon, the sheriff’s office said.

Deputies and state and local authorities confirmed it was McClish. Authorities used drones to determine his exact location and brought him to safety.

He suffered no serious injuries and was reunited with his family, the sheriff’s office said.

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