Missing hiker found in Mount Washington after 5+ hour search

Berkshire County

MOUNT WASHINGTON, Mass. (WWLP) – A missing hiker in Mount Washington has been found Sunday morning after a five-hour search.

Massachusetts State Police spokesman Dave Procopio told 22News around 8:10 p.m. police received a call from a man reporting that his 54-year-old wife was four hours late in returning from her hike around Plaintain Road.

Massachusetts State Police patrols from State Police-Lee and the Troop B Community Action Team, MSP K-9 units, and a helicopter from the MSP Air Wing began a search and rescue mission with help from Berkshire Mountain Rescue volunteers. 

Procopio said at around 1:20 a.m. a search team located the missing hiker with no reported injuries.

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