The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, April 22, 2005


Hiker finds resident, missing overnight, lying on Estabrook Trail

Harold Lipsier, a Baldwin Road resident, was reported missing last Wednesday night at 11:23 p.m. after he had gone out for groceries at 7 p.m. and failed to return. After a search of the Baldwin Road and other nearby areas, Carlisle Officer Michael Burgess entered Lipsier's name on a national list of missing persons. By 8 a.m. the next morning he was still missing and there was no new information.

At 10:15 on Thursday morning, a hiker and her dog found a man "face down in gully of leaves" according to Carlisle Inspector Scott Barnes, a half mile in on Estabrook Road. Lipsier's car was on the trail and nearby was the bag of groceries. Barnes called an ambulance, and though Lipsier did not appear to be breathing, shouted his name. Lipsier jumped when he heard his name, and so did Bames and Police Chief Galvin, who had thought they were looking at a crime scene. The ambulance drove in as far as it could, and Galvin and Barnes carried Lipsier out to it. Lipsier had no apparent injuries and appeared to be doing well for a man who had been exposed to the elements all night, since there were no visible injuries.

No additional information on Lipsier's condition was available as the Mosquito went to press on Wednesday.

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