2 Sisters Missing After Oregon Eclipse Festival Are OK
The Symbiosis festival brought more than 30,000 people to the Ochoco National Forest near Prineville
Published at 10:22 AM CDT on Aug 24, 2017 | Updated at 2:19 PM CDT on Aug 24, 2017
Authorities say two sisters reported missing after an eclipse festival in central Oregon have checked in with their parents and are headed back home to South Lake Tahoe, California.
The Crook County Sheriff's Department said in a statement that 18-year-old Melissa Lea and 7-year-old sister stayed longer than planned.
Deputies say Melissa Lea used her debit card at the festival on Tuesday
Once they left the event Wednesday, they regained cell phone service and called home.
The Symbiosis festival brought more than 30,000 people to the Ochoco National Forest near Prineville.
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