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Missing hiker in El Dorado County found Monday morning

El Dorado County sheriff’s rescue teams early Monday found a hiker who went missing Sunday night.

Sheriff’s Office spokesman James Byers said the 60-year-old hiker was reported missing at 9 p.m. Sunday on the Caples Lake trail near Silverfork Campground. Crews searched through the night and found the missing hiker at 6 a.m. near the trail.

Byers said the hiker was cold and tired, but otherwise healthy.

Thomas Oide: 916-321-1009, @thomasoide

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