Possible Fosset items found in California | NevadaAppeal.com

Possible Fosset items found in California

MAMMOTH LAKES, Calif. (AP) ” A hiker in rugged eastern California found items possibly belonging to missing adventurer Steve Fossett, authorities said today.

The items were found in the vicinity of the town of Mammoth Lakes, Inyo National Forest spokeswoman Nancy Upham said.

The discoverer of the items came to the Mammoth Lakes Police Department office Tuesday to say the found an ID with Steve Fossett’s name on it and some cash, Police Chief Randy Schienle told CNN.

Fossett disappeared Sept. 3, 2007, after taking off in a single-engine plane borrowed from a Nevada ranch owned by hotel magnate Barron Hilton.

Mammoth Lakes is a community high on the eastern flank of the Sierra Nevada.