On December 3, 2014 at approximately 7:00 pm a male was reported missing from his residence in the Ranch Road area of Okotoks. The 57 year old male was last seen around 10:15 am. Family members were worried as the male had left the residence with a mountain bike. Temperatures dropped to -8 degrees Celsius overnight.
The Okotoks RCMP conducted an extensive search and rescue effort. 18 hours after he was last seen, at approximately 4:00 am this morning, RCMP officers located the missing male in a wooded section located near a walking path between Ranch Road and Milligan Drive. He was in serious medical distress. With the assistance of Fire and EMS personnel, the male was extracted and rushed to hospital.