Missing hiker in Blodgett Peak area found safe

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EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. — A hiker who was reported missing in the Blodgett Peak area west of Colorado Springs Tuesday night has been found safe, according to police.

David Jolly, 66, was reported missing by family members. Police said he started hiking in the Blodgett Peak area around noon Tuesday, and later called his daughter saying he was on the peak and was lost.

Search and rescue crews began looking for Jolly Tuesday night and continued the search Wednesday morning.

Police said around 10 a.m. Tuesday that Jolly has been found “and appears to be in good health.”

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