Deputies search for missing Palmdale hiker
PALMDALE, Calif. (AP) -- Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies are searching on foot and by air for a missing 85-year-old hiker near Palmdale.
Authorities said Sunday that Donald Buchanan of Temple City went for a hike in Vincent Gap in the Angeles National Forest on Saturday and didn't return.
His son -- who is a sheriff's deputy -- found his parked car at the trailhead.
Rescuers searched by foot on Saturday and began an air search Sunday morning.
Buchanan is described as an avid hiker with plenty of experience who was well-prepared for his trip.