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Missing Mt. Ashland snowboarder found alive


MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — A Medford man who disappeared after he went snowboarding Sunday in southern Oregon was found alive Tuesday morning.

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office says the agency’s Search and Rescue unit found 27-year-old Eli Kepsel and he was en route to receive medical attention for hypothermia, but he was able to talk with rescuers.

Kepsel went to Mt. Ashland Ski Area Sunday morning. The sheriff’s office says a family member reported him missing Monday morning.

Mt. Ashland Ski Patrol members found his vehicle parked at the ski area on Monday.

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