Missing camper found alive in Mesa Co. | VailDaily.com

Missing camper found alive in Mesa Co.

GRAND JUNCTION ” Mesa County authorities say a woman missing since Thursday morning has been found alive and well.

A helicopter crew picked up 35-year-old Laura Vessels on Friday morning. No other details have been released.

Vessels, of Clifton, walked away from her campsite in the Cactus Park area at about 10 a.m. Thursday. Volunteers and sheriff’s deputies began searching for her Thursday night.

Authorities say they found tracks believed to be Vessels’ that appear to lead toward the Gunnison River.

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