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Missing Marine Lance Hering Missing after climbing fall in Eldorado Canyon State Park

Lance Hering was last seen Wednesday Morning when he and a friend were free-climbing Lance HeringEldorado Canyon State Park. Lance Herning fell while climbing and suffered a head injury.

Hering, on leave from duty in Iraq, was free-climbing with a friend on Tuesday when he fell and hit his head. The friend said he stayed with him until he regained consciousness and then left to get help early on Wednesday.

That was the last time anyone saw Hering. He was gone when rescuers arrived three hours later at the makeshift camp where the two had spent the night.

(The Denver Channel)


Friends, Family Won’t Give Up Search For Missing Marine

BOULDER, Colo. Friends and family said they are still confident they will find a 21-year-old missing Iraq veteran in Eldorado Canyon State Park.

Sunday is the fifth day of searching for Marine Lance Hering. He was last seen on Tuesday.

Friend Steve Powers said Hering was injured in a fall while they were free climbing on a cliff. He went for help and when he came back with rescuers three hours later, Hering was nowhere to be found.

(The Denver Channel)

UPDATE (9/5/06) : Marine now considered a ‘missing person’

The search for a missing Marine in Eldorado Springs Canyon has now turned to a missing-persons investigation, according to the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office.

“The ground search for missing injured hiker Lance Hering, 21, was concluded late Sunday (Sept. 3) afternoon as the effort now transitions from an active search to a missing persons investigation,” states a press release from the sheriff’s Commander Phil West.

Over 100 people were officially involved with the search Sunday under the auspices of the Sheriff’s Office as well as many other family, friends and concerned and caring individuals.

Assisting the sheriff’s search effort were the Boulder Rural Fire Protection District, Alpine Search and Rescue, Boulder City Parks and Open Space, Douglas County Search and Rescue, Front Range Rescue Dogs, Garfield County Search and Rescue, Grand County Search and Rescue, Larimer County Search and Rescue, Rampart Search and Rescue, Summit County Search and Rescue, Western State Search and Rescue, Strasburg Fire Department, High Country Fire Protection District, and personnel from Rocky Mountain National Park. A contingent of 34 retired and active-duty Marines also participated.

The Denver Police helicopter assisted for a two days, providing a perspective from the air and using its Forward-Looking Infrared (FLIR) equipment to look for unattributed heat sources in the heavily-forested and rocky terrain.

(Denver Your Hub)


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