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Wyoming authorities seeking man missing near Sunlight Creek Bridge

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Posted at 4:43 PM, Jun 10, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-10 18:43:24-04

Authorities are seeking help finding a man missing in Park County, Wyoming.

Lance Daghy of Hobart, Indiana, was reported missing Thursday after a 2018 red Jeep Wrangler registered to him was discovered unattended for a few days above the Sunlight Creek Bridge area, according to the Facebbook page of the Park County, Wyoming, Sheriff's Office.

The vehicle was determined to have been there since at least Sunday, June 5.

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Sunlight Creek Bridge is the largest bridge in Wyoming and carries the Chief Joseph Scenic Highway over the Sunlight Gorge.

Daghy is 5 feet 6 inches tall, 130 pounds, with blue eyes and sandy blonde hair.

Authorities don't know whether he had the appropriate equipment and supplies for a multiple-day stay in the wilderness, and they were told he has no real backpacking or camping experience. Daghy has no known ties to the area.

Park County searchers are in the area with ground teams looking for Daghy.

Anyone who has seen Daghy, has had contact with him in the last week, or may have knowledge of his whereabouts should call 307-527-8700 or 307-754-8700.

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Here's the full text of the post:

Active Search and Rescue at Sunlight Creek Bridge

The Park County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue (SAR) has been activated and will be searching for a missing person near the Sunlight Creek Bridge. On Thursday, June 9th, 2022, at 4:48 P.M, the Park County Sheriff’s Office Communications Center received a report that a 2018 Red Jeep Wrangler, with an Indiana registration, had been parked in the above area for a couple of days and no one had been around it. It has been determined that the vehicle has been there since at least Sunday, June 5th, 2022. The vehicle is registered to Lance Daghy, who has been listed as a missing person, from Hobart, Indiana. Daghy is a white male, five foot six inches, one hundred and thirty pounds, with blue eyes and sandy blonde hair.

SAR is in the area with ground teams to try and locate Daghy. It is unknown as to whether he had the appropriate equipment and supplies for a multiple day stay in the wilderness, and it has been reported that he has no real backpacking or camping experience. Daghy has no known ties to the area.

SAR and the Park County Sheriff's Office are asking for anyone who has seen Daghy, has had contact with him in the last week, or who may have knowledge of his whereabouts to call 307-527-8700 or 307-754-8700.

More information will follow as it becomes available