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Efforts continue in search of missing man in Rocky Mtn. National Park

Search efforts were launched on Monday.
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A LifeFlght helicopter

Lucas Macaj, 23, from Colorado Springs was reported missing on Sunday. He texted a friend Sunday to report that he was climbing Longs Peak via the Keyhole Route. Storms moved in during the afternoon and Macaj was reported overdue on Sunday night.

Macaj is reported to likely be wearing a dark colored top, tan or brown pants, khaki-colored boots and a black backpack. He may also be wearing a beanie and dark colored gloves. He is described as 5'9" and 155 pounds with brown hair and green eyes.

Search efforts were launched on Monday. The efforts include air reconnaissance, heat sensing fixed-wing flight and ground teams on the trail. 

If you have information that could help investigators, if you may have seen Lucas Macaj, or if you were in the areas listed above on May 12, please contact us. You don't have to tell us who you are, but please tell us what you know. CALL or TEXT the National Park Service Investigative Services Bureau Tip Line 888-653-0009, ONLINE form www.nps.gov/ISB or EMAIL [email protected].