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IE hiker missing for over a week found alive

John Hurgner, a hiker missing for more than a week in the San Bernardino Mountains, is seen in this file photo.

April 2, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
A hiker missing for more than a week in the San Bernardino Mountains has been found.

John Hurgner disappeared March 22 while hiking near Mission Springs campground. The 75-year-old Texan was supposed to check in at a motel, but never arrived.

Over the weekend, volunteers from Riverside County Search and Rescue joined San Bernardino County crews.

They confirmed that they found Hurgner safe on Sunday near Big Bear. There was no word on where he was found.


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