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October 5, 2016

Press Release - Lost Hiker - Cambridge 10.4.16

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

               

CASE#: 16A105101

TROOPER: Justin Wagner                                             

STATION: Williston             

CONTACT#: 802-878-7111

 

DATE/TIME: 10/4/16 at approximately 7:15pm

LOCATION: Smuggler’s Notch State Park - Hiking Area

VIOLATION: No violation, lost hiker

 

VICTIM: Kris Boutin

AGE: 19 years old

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Eden, VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On October 4, 2016 at approximately 7:15pm Vermont State Police received a report of an over-due hiker at Smuggler’s Notch State Park in Cambridge. Family advised the hiker was last seen in the parking lot around 6:15pm.

 

Vermont State Police and Stowe Mountain Rescue responded to the area and coordinated a search effort. Teams from Stowe Mountain Rescue were subsequently able to locate the hiker far up on the mountain at the top of a ledge. He was safely guided down the mountain and back to his family in the early morning hours of October 5.

 

 

Trooper Justin Wagner

Vermont State Police – Williston

2777 St. George Road

Williston, VT 05495

Phone: 802-878-7111

Fax: 802-878-2742