Missing hiker found near Wheeler Pass in Spring Mountains

The 45-year-old hiker who went missing on Mount Charleston Saturday morning has been located, according to police.

Police spent much of Saturday evening searching for the hiker, but were unable to locate her, and continued the search Sunday morning.

According to police, the woman was found near Wheeler Pass on the Nye County side of the Spring Mountains, and was driven to the Nye County Sheriff’s office. It was not clear who found the woman, police said.

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