Authorities search for hiker who went missing on La Luz Trail

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Officials are searching for a missing hiker on the La Luz Trail.

20-year-old Brandon Foster went hiking shortly after 2 p.m. Thursday. At about 4:45 p.m. he sent a picture to his family from the trail, and that was the last time they heard from him.

Crews searched overnight on the ground and have also used the the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office helicopter and drones to search from above.

Anyone on the trail Thursday who may have seen Foster is asked to contact the Sandoval County Sheriff’s Office. Foster was wearing a maroon pullover and blue jeans.

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