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Missing Mushroom Picker Located, Serves as Reminder

GRAYS HARBOR COUNTY, Wash. – The Grays Harbor County Sheriff’s Office responded to a missing person report on the Upper Donovan yesterday afternoon, where an 85 year old Westport Man and his 82 year old Wife had gone mushroom picking. The two became seperated when the man was able to get back to their vehicle and contact authorities.

Undersheriff Rick Scott said that they were able to locate the woman around 5:30 evening.Scott said this incident is a reminder "when you go out, whether it’s hunting, or mushroom picking, or just out for a hike in the woods, you always got to go out there with the mindset that you may find yourself lost and unable to make it back" Scott said that Wednesday’s outcome could have been far worse.

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