Search underway for missing hiker in Haleakala Crater

MFD

A search is underway for a missing hiker in the Haleakala Crater on Maui.

According to Maui Fire officials, a 67-year-old man was last seen by his wife Wednesday morning.

Firefighters located his car at the 8,000 feet level in the crater. A cell phone was left on the front seat of his car.

Authorities say the missing hiker is a frequent visitor to the park and familiar with the area.

Maui firefighters resumed their search Thursday morning at first light.

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