The Kern County Sheriff’s Office and others are looking for a man missing near Mount Pinos.
The full release from KCSO can be seen below:
In the early morning hours of February 16, 2022, the Kern County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) was contacted by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Office regarding a missing hiker. KCSO learned the subject was a reported missing person out of the Torrance Police Department’s jurisdiction. Patrol deputies from KCSO were dispatched to the Frazier Park area and located the missing person’s vehicle near a trailhead in the Mount Pinos area. The vehicle was secure and the missing person was not located in the area.
The KCSO Search and Rescue Unit responded to the area, along with units from the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office. Three Search and Rescue teams, two helicopters, multiple snow rescue vehicles and ground personnel were utilized in the search. The missing hiker was not located. Search and Rescue teams continued to search the area throughout the day and evening hours until conditions deteriorated. The search was suspended due to unsafe conditions, however it will continue tomorrow morning.
The missing person is: Gab Song. a Korean male, date of birth: 12/7/1949
Anyone having information regarding the missing hiker, is being asked to contact the Kern County Sheriff’s Office at: (661) 861-3110
(Photo courtesy of mikeosong Instragram)