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Kootenai County officials find missing snowmobiler

January 12, 2018

COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho (AP) — Officials in Kootenai County have located a snowmobiler who was reported missing on Thursday evening.

The sheriff’s office says 62-year-old Fredrick Goodwin of Rathdrum was found around 8:40 a.m. Friday by searchers.

Goodwin was on foot when found.

The sheriff’s office says he was cold, wet and tired and suffering from the onset of hypothermia. Medical personnel treated him at the scene.

Goodwin was snowmobiling in the Panhandle National Forest on Thursday when he became separated from his party.

Officials searched the area Thursday night but were hampered by bad weather.

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