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Missing backpacker in Olympic found

A Stanford University professor who was backpacking and had been missing since June 7 was found near the Dosewallips River Trail with the assistance of other hikers.

According to a news release, Hunter Fraser was driven to Quilcene where his family, park personnel and medical responders were waiting for him.

Fraser had planned a 40-mile backpacking trip and intended to be back in Seattle on June 7. He was reported overdue by a family member and the search for Fraser began June 8, continuing until park personnel heard he was able to "self-rescue" on Saturday....


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