Missing Mass. skier found alive in Maine

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March 5, 2013, 9:32 am
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(NECN/AP) - A 17-year-old boy has been found alive at western Maine's Sugarloaf ski resort two days after going missing while skiing with his father.
   
Officials said searchers found Nicholas Joy, of Medford, Mass., Tuesday morning near Caribou Pond Road off the western side of Sugarloaf Mountain. .
   
The Maine Warden Service, the Sugarloaf ski patrol and others had been searching for Joy on skis, snowshoes and snowmobiles since Sunday afternoon, when he was reported missing after failing to meet up with his father.
   
Authorities say Joy and his father split up and took separate trails from the top on Sunday, and the father called for help when his son later failed to meet with him.

There will be a press conference Tuesday morning at 10:30 by the Maine Warden's Service and Sugarloaf representatives with more information on this breaking news.

Stay with NECN.

Tags: maine, Sugarloaf Mountain, medford massachusetts, Nicholas Joy, missing skier
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