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On 8/25/2015, the Utah County Sheriff's Office was contacted regarding a 60 year old Missouri man, Leslie Horton, who had been missing for two days near Mt. Nebo. The reporting party stated that Mr. Horton was visiting friends and had left their house on Sunday morning to go hunting. Mr. Horton had parked his vehicle near Frank Young Canyon, near the Nebo Creek drainage, and left on foot. When friends didn’t hear from him Tuesday morning, they contacted the Sheriff’s Office. Search and Rescue teams and Mounted Posse teams from the Utah County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area to help search. After several hours of searching, Mr. Horton was located approximately 1 mile south of his vehicle. He had been stranded at this location for 2 days unable to move due to a broken leg; an injury he had sustained Sunday morning. Mr. Horton ran out of food and water prior to rescuers locating him late Tuesday afternoon. The only medical supplies he had were Morphine patches that were prescribed to him from a recent knee surgery. Because of the rugged terrain, and the technical nature of the rescue, Search and Rescue teams took approximately 2 hours to extract Mr. Horton. He was eventually transported to the hospital where he was treated for a broken femur and dehydration. For more information please Contact Lt. Erik Knutzen, Utah County Sheriff’s Office PIO. Phoe #801-404-6727