Hiker Found 12 Hours After Going Missing in New York
A missing hiker was found 12 hours after going missing.
The hiker, 58 year-old Yi Sun of Westfield, New Jersey, called 911 around 12:30 p.m. Sunday, June 16th and was unable to identify where she was. She told 911 dispatcher she was in a muddy area near a creek and could see power lines.
Shortly after midnight, troopers on a roving patrol located Sun near the area of Routes 34/96 north of Decker Road in Ithaca. She was transported to Cayuga Medical Center for treatment and her family was contacted.
New York State Police, New York State Park Police, DEC Forest Rangers, Ithaca Fire Department, Tompkins County Search and Rescue and other agencies assisted in the lengthy search.