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Search resumes for missing Eldora Mountain Resort employee

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Eldora Mountain Resort employee Ryder Johnson, 20 of Lafayette, went missing on Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016.

Eldora Mountain Resort employee Ryder Johnson, 20 of Lafayette, went missing on Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016.

BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. -- A search resumed Tuesday for an Eldora Mountain Resort employee who failed to return home after working Sunday, the Boulder County Sheriff's Office said.

Ryder Johnson, 20 of Lafayette, was last seen leaving Eldora about 3 p.m. Sunday. At about 10 p.m. Sunday, a sheriff's deputy found Johnson's vehicle near Gross Reservoir in the 5800 block of Flagstaff Road.

About 30 rescuers from multiple agencies searched near the reservoir and the Walker Ranch Open Space area on Monday. A helicopter was also used but there was no sign of Johnson.

Rescuers resumed the search Tuesday morning.

Johnson is described as white, 5-foot-10 and weighing 155 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes. He was last known to be wearing a red and black coat with an Eldora Ski jacket and black pants.

Anyone with information to Johnson's whereabouts is asked to call 303-441-4444.

 

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