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Police search for missing hiker in Columbia County

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COPAKE, N.Y. - The Columbia County Sheriff's Office says they are searching for a missing 28-year-old male Tuesday morning who became lost while hiking.

Deputies, rescue teams, New York State Police and Massachusetts State Police have been searching since Monday night for Kyle Pember, of Massachusetts, who went missing while hiking with his father around 3 p.m. on Monday.

The two were hiking on Falls Trail at Bash Bish Falls in the Taconic State Park, located in the town of Copake on the Massachusetts state line.

The Pember's father said the last he saw his missing son was around 3 p.m. when he went into the woods to go to the bathroom. The father says he continued on the trail.

He is described as a white male, 5' 10", 150 lbs, short dark brown hair, brown eyes, wearing blue jeans, a light blue checkered hooded zippered sweatshirt, knitted dark blue hat, and carrying a small tan backpack.

If anyone comes in contact with Pember, or sees someone matching his description, please call the Columbia County Sheriff's Office at 518-828-3344.

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