Search for missing Smokies Mountain NP hiker continues

According to the Asheville Citizen-Times, Authorities continued to search Tuesday for a missing Tennessee man but found little evidence of the man or his whereabouts.

Meanwhile, the family of Derek Joseph Lueking said he was fan of survival reality shows and may have carried survival gear when he apparently headed into the rugged outback of the Great Smokies.

A team of about 30 searchers, three tracking dog teams and a helicopter were used to continue the search for Lueking, who was reported missing Thursday.


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