Authorities locate missing man in Jackson County

Authorities located a man in Jackson County after he was separated from his two friends while four-wheel riding Sunday.

Posted: Oct 30, 2018 10:19 AM
Updated: Oct 31, 2018 9:18 AM

Authorities located 36-year-old white male, Kristopher Robert Horzempa, in the woods on County Road 10 in Jackson County after he was separated from his two female friends while four-wheel riding Sunday.

According to Chief Rocky Harnen, deputies began the search Monday afternoon. Crews were on four wheelers riding along the trails of the mountain looking for Horzempa and his green four wheeler. Harned said one of the two ATV's got stuck. Horzempa and the two women got into an argument and Horzempa walked off leaving them behind.

Kristopher Robert Horzempa Kristopher Robert Horzempa

The two women ran out of gas on Sunday and they spent the night into the woods after trying to find him. On Monday, they called 911.

The search started at Bingham Mountain off Highway 106 and then moved to Highway 10.

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