Crews locate lost elderly man in Ojito Wilderness

Posted at: 01/19/2014 7:13 PM
Updated at: 01/19/2014 7:19 PM
By: Jeffery Gordon,

Photo: Civil Air Patrol

A 69-year-old man who got lost in the Ojito Wilderness overnight has been rescued.

New Mexico State Police say the man got lost on Saturday in the Cabezon area northwest of Bernalillo.

He was able to call 911 and crews worked to locate him throughout the night.

They were able to find the man Sunday morning and he was taken to UNM Hospital.

The man is expected to recover.