Missing Hunter Located Near Queets River

Queets, WA – The Coast Guard rescued a 21-year-old hunter missing near the Queets River, in Washington on Monday.

Coast Guard Sector Columbia River received a request for assistance from the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office after the woman failed to appear at a pre-planned pick up site at Yahoo Lake near Queets Sunday.

An MH-60 helicopter crew from Air Station Astoria was launched to aid searchers and spotted the woman approximately nine miles from Yahoo Lake at 6 p.m. She was taken to Forks, uninjured, where Jefferson County Sheriff’s personnel were waiting.