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Search continues Sunday for missing man

Posted at 4:30 AM, Aug 12, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-12 06:30:59-04
Tyler Gorrell
Tyler Gorrell

SUMMIT COUNTY — Authorities in Summit County are looking for a Denver man who hasn’t been seen in more than a week.

According to the Summit County Sheriff’s Office, 33-year-old Tyler Gorrell was last seen in Denver on August 3rd.

His vehicle was found at the Rock Creek winter trailhead.  The Summit County Rescue Group had several teams in the area on Saturday, covering trails from Summit County to Boulder Creek, as well as some mountain lake areas. Two dog teams were deployed as well.

The Civil Air Patrol flew above the area trying to spot any sign of Gorrell from the air.  Detectives from the Summit County Sheriff’s Office are working with the Denver Police Department on the effort to find Gorrell. He’s described as 5 feet 9 inches tall, 200 pounds, and has long hair that is usually worn in a ponytail.

Summit County Rescue Group plans to continue their search with additional teams Sunday.