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Kittitas (pronounced 'KITT-i-tass') County is located in central Washington
State. It spans from the lush forested Cascade Mountains to the upper Yakima River Valley plains and
the Columbia River.
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On Saturday 5/30/20 at around 7:48 PM, Kittitas County Sheriff’s deputies received a report of an overdue hiker in the area of Peoh Point off Forest Service Road 3350, south of Cle Elum, WA. Marcus Carroll, 24, from Redmond, was hiking alone out to the viewpoint and was last heard from at around 5:00 P.M. His truck was recovered on the access road into the viewpoint.
The search efforts are continuing in the area by air and ground and are being conducted by Kittitas County Search and Rescue and assisted by King County Search and Rescue and Kittitas County Fire District 7.
Marcus is believed to be wearing a navy hooded windbreaker with khaki pants. He is employed as a firefighter for Snohomish County Fire District 7 and North County Fire & EMS. Representatives from both agencies are on site and assisting with family support and the search efforts.
Forest Service Road 3350-114 (the access road into Peoh Point) is currently closed to the public for the search operations and we ask that you please stay clear of the area. If you have any information about the case, please call Kittcom at 509-925-8534.
Kittitas County, from the Cascades to the Columbia, and online at http://www.co.kittitas.wa.us
Jill Beedle, Public Information Officerjill.firstname.lastname@example.org, 509-962-7558
Kittitas County has a total area of 2,333 square miles. The highest point in the county is Mount Daniel at 7,959 feet above sea level.