UPDATE: Missing Northborough Hiker Found

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State police are searching for Kyle Pember, 28, of Northborough, who went missing on Monday while hiking near the border of Massachusetts and New York.
State police are searching for Kyle Pember, 28, of Northborough, who went missing on Monday while hiking near the border of Massachusetts and New York. Photo Credit: Contributed Photo

UPDATE: State police have reported that Kyle Pember, 28, was located on the New York side of Mt. Washington at around 6:50 a.m. by the Columbia County Sheriff's Department. Pember was transported to Columbia County Hospital for treatment of possible mild hypothermia.

According to a post on the Facebook page set up by Pember's family, rescue workers were able to work out Pember's location after he made a call on his cell phone.

NORTHBOROUGH, Mass. — State Police are searching for a missing Northborough hiker who was last seen along the border of Massachusetts and New York.

Kyle Pember, 28, did not return from a hike with his father, George Pember, on Monday evening in the area of Bash Bish Falls State Park and Taconic State Park, according to state police. The park areas are located in the bordering towns of Copake, NY, and Mount Washington, Mass.

George Pember is the Vice-Chairman of the Northborough Planning Board.

Pember was last seen by his father on a trail in Bash Bish Falls before the two became separated. He is described as 5'10" and approximately 150 lbs, with short, wavy, dark brown hair, a narrow face and a slim build. According to police, he was last seen wearing a blue checkered hoodie and jeans, and may have a backpack.

State Police have deployed three dozen personnel from Troop B Community Action Team, the Special Emergency Response Team, Air Wing and K-9 units to work in conjunction with New York authorities.

Anyone with information about Pember's whereabouts is asked to contact the Lee State Police Barracks at 413-243-0600. In addition, Pember's family has set up a Facebook page to help with the search.

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