Missing University of Oklahoma professor found in Nevada

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Ron Bolen’s daughter Meredith confirmed her father was found alive and dehydrated, and was taken to a hospital.(KFOR)

ESMERALDA COUNTY, Nev. (KFOR) – A University of Oklahoma professor who went missing in Nevada during a hike has been found. Ron Bolen’s daughter, Meredith Bolen, confirmed on Saturday that Bolen was found, is alive, and is being brought down from a mountain by rescue personnel.


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Bolan was last heard from on Tuesday afternoon around 3 p.m., upon reaching Boundary Peak in Inyo National Forest. She said her father is dehydrated, but she was able to speak with him.

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Ron Bolen’s daughter Meredith confirmed her father was found alive and dehydrated, and was taken to a hospital. (KFOR)

The Esmerelda County Sheriff’s Department and the U.S. National Forestry Service conducted a search for Ron Bolen, who is an avid climber and well-traveled. He is being taken to a hospital, Meredith Bolen said.

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