(Riverton, Wyo.) – A Riverton man who was reported missing yesterday evening has been found alive and OK, Undersheriff Ryan Lee reported to County10.com at about 6:15 p.m.
“We got our guy out, and he’s OK,” Lee said, adding the man’s truck had become stuck in the Gas Hills uranium district. Lee said the man was not injured.
Additional details were not readily available.
According to a news release from the Fremont County Sheriff’s Office, the man was reported to sight-seeing in east Fremont County and did not return at 4:30 p.m. on Monday when he was expected. The report of his missing came into authorities at 9:42 p.m. The sheriff’s call log states the reporting party did not know exactly where the man was headed but said he was going to pan for gold.