Rescue crews search Lost Dutchman State Park for overdue hiker

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PHOENIX -- There is still no sign of a man who went for a day hike Thursday in Lost Dutchman State Park.


Mesa man missing in Lost Dutchman State Park - Rescue crews are searching for a Mesa man who has been missing since Thursday after going for a hike in Lost Dutchman State Park.

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Kelly Tate, 53, left his home Thursday morning and told his wife he would be back that evening.

About 150 people walked, used tracking dogs, searched on horseback and even sent aircraft up to scan the area for Tate, but there's still no sign of him.

According to Pinal County sheriff's deputies, the man's motorcycle is still in the parking lot at the park.

Tate's originally from Mesa but works in China and was in town visiting family.