The Carbon County Sheriff's Office is leading the search for a missing hunter in southern Wyoming.

Mark Anthony Strittmater, 44, was last seen at 5:45 a.m. Saturday at the Kum & Go in Saratoga before heading into the Medicine Bow National Forest to hunt elk. He sent his girlfriend a text message at roughly 11 a.m.

He did not return home by Sunday evening, and a report was filed with the sheriff's office.

Strittmater is a white man standing 5'8" tall and weighing 130 pounds. He has brown hair and blue eyes.

Strittmater was last seen wearing a light-colored camouflage long-sleeved shirt with gray or green pants, boots and an orange hunting camp.

His truck was found on Forest Road 801, also known as Sage Creek/Rawlins South Road, near Forest Road 830, which is also known as Deep Jack Road.

Anyone who may have information on his whereabouts is asked to contact the Carbon County Sheriff's Office at 307-324-2776.

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