The agents and deputies began searching for the missing 65-year-old Lacombe man around 4 p.m. After a few hours, the rescuers and the missing man were able to hear each other in the distance. With the help of a K-9 unit, agents and deputies were able to reach the man around 8:15 p.m. When the rescuers found the man he was dehydrated and tired and they were only able to walk in 20 to 50 yards segments before taking a break.
The rescuers were able to get the missing man back to Oil Field Road around midnight where EMS personnel were waiting to offer assistance. The man was checked by EMS personnel and released.