Missing Jackson Woman Found Safe

Missing Jackson Woman Found Safe

A Jackson woman, missing from her home overnight, was found safe and unharmed on Sunday. 77 year old Melinda Hilger was reported missing from her home in Jackson around 3 P.M. Saturday. Jackson Police and Jackson Fire Departments, Amador County Sheriff’s office along with volunteers in foot, horseback and ATV’s searched the areas around the Rolling Wood Area, New York Ranch Road and China Graveyard Road. Hilger was found Sunday, by searchers in a creek bed along New York Ranch Rd. near Rolling Wood Mobile Home Park. Crews were able to extricate her to safety and evaluate her for any type of medical injuries she may have sustained. Hilger told searchers she had spent the night in the creek bed. She was transported to Sutter Amador Hospital for evaluation.

Written by KVGC Staff

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