Hocking County: Missing Hunter Found Safe

Cheri Russo

Updated Thu, Sep 8, 2011 10:43 am

A hunter who was missing for several hours near Laurelville was found safe this morning.

Hocking County Sheriff's Deputies say  Roger Smith, 69, of Johnstown, Ohio, disappeared last night after getting lost in the dark near Tar Hollow State Forest in Salt Creek Township.      

He was not injured and was checked over by medics.

Deputies say he is now back in the cabin where he was staying with his family.