Bryce Clark, 66, of Merrill, has been missing since Tuesday morning. Credit: Courtesy of Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife

A Merrill man was found by Maine wardens on Tuesday night after family reported him missing earlier in the day. He had not been seen since Monday.

Bryce Clark, 66, was disoriented and extremely dehydrated, according to the Maine Fish and Wildlife Service, but was conscious when he was found late Tuesday night.

The search begain around 8 p.m., with 10 game wardens and around 20 volunteers.

Clark spoke to family members on a cellphone on Monday evening and Tuesday morning, and claimed that his vehicle had broken down, according to Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife spokesperson Mark Latti. A volunteer found the vehicle on an abandoned logging road, which helped wardens pinpoint Clark’s location.

He was taken to the Houlton Regional Hospital around 11 p.m. on Tuesday night, where he was in stable condition.


Leela Stockley

Leela Stockley is an alumna of the University of Maine. She was raised in northern Maine, and loves her cat Wesley, her puppy Percy and staying active in the Maine outdoors.