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Rescue crews: Hiker left Cheyenne Mountain State Park in car

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Posted at 7:38 PM, Aug 30, 2020

COLORADO SPRINGS — Search and rescue crews have called off a search for a hiker believed to have been lost at Cheyenne Mountain State Park Sunday.

Search crews say security cameras showed him getting into a car and leaving the area some time after the report was called in.

The also called in an MMA plane with a thermal camera to search the park and ensure no one was lost.

Earlier in the day El Paso County Search and Rescue and 35 members of the Colorado Springs Fire Department were searching for the man.

Authorities say bystanders reported that the man was disoriented and "wandered off."