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Redondo Beach hiker missing in Mt. San Jacinto

A search is under way for a Redondo Beach man lost on a hike in remote Riverside County.

February 20, 2011 12:00:00 AM PST
A search is under way for a Redondo Beach man lost on a hike in remote Riverside County.

Dr. Brian Carrico, 57, was last seen Saturday morning, before he ventured into the Mount San Jacinto wilderness.

County search and rescue teams launched a manhunt after his family reported him missing.

Saturday night, temperatures fell into the 20s and heavy snow was falling.

Carrico is said to be an experienced hiker, and relatives say he was properly equipped with food, water and heavy clothing.