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UPDATE: Missing Errington woman’s truck found on back-country road in Nanoose Bay

Search continues for Sara Sherry, who was not located with vehicle
Sara Sherry of Errington was reported missing by her family on Feb. 17. (Photo courtesy of Oceanside RCMP)

The search continues for a 45-year-old Errington woman, reported missing on Feb. 17.

Oceanside RCMP reported that the pickup truck believed to have been driven by Sara Sherry and last seen in the area of Highway 19 and Northwest Bay Logging Road in Nanoose Bay on Feb. 15, was located by searchers on Friday afternoon.

Police said that searchers located the grey 2017 Nissan Frontier pickup on a logging road in the vast back country approximately 20 kilometres south of Highway 19 and Northwest Bay Logging Road.

Sgt. Shane Worth of the Oceanside RCMP said the vehicle was located in a ditch approximately 15 metres from a logging road and Sherry was not located with or near the vehicle.

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“Since Friday afternoon and continuing into darkness, Arrowsmith Search and Rescue and their partners have been actively searching for Sara,” said Worth.

The area where the truck was located is a popular weekend destination for back country enthusiasts and search crews are actively searching the area.

“We are asking for those out there this weekend to be on the lookout for Sara,” said Worth. “Arrowsmith Search and Rescue and civilian air search and rescue will be in the area throughout this weekend. If you see Sara or have any information as to her whereabouts, please contact police immediately.”

— NEWS Staff

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