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By: Fox S.A. Staff
Rescue teams have scaled back their search for a San Antonio man believed to be missing in Rocky Mountain National Park, citing concerns over dangerous winter conditions and a lack of clues.
A park spokeswoman said Monday rangers will continue to check out leads in the Bear Lake region where Troy Green, 39, was last seen.
The search was launched Friday after Green failed to show up for a conference in Denver, a day after he went hiking.
Rangers heard from two witnesses who said they spoke with Green on Thursday, but they did not see where he went.
Witnesses said he seemed to be prepared for winter weather with snow pants, a down jacket, gloves and a face mask.
Green is a member of Community Bible Church on San Antonio's north side.
AP contributed to this report.
High winds derail 47 BNSF cars in Texas Panhandle
June 18, 2013 15:53 GMT
FRIONA, Texas (AP) -- A rail line in the Texas Panhandle has reopened after storms packing winds strong enough to form a tornado overturned more than 40 BNSF Railway cars.
BNSF spokesman Joe Faust said Tuesday that nobody was hurt in the derailment between Friona (free-OHN'-uh) and Summerfield.
Faust says 47 cars that were empty or carrying various freight derailed before dawn Monday. He says 42 cars ended up on their sides. No cargo spilled on the 71-car train traveling from Clovis, N.M., to Amarillo.
The National Weather Service in Lubbock estimates winds gusted up to 100 mph during the derailment. Forecaster John Lipe (lype) says sometimes the outflow from thunderstorms can produce such winds. EF1 tornadoes carry winds from 86 mph to 110 mph.
Fort Worth-based BNSF reopened the line around midnight Monday.
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