BONNY DOON — A woman was rescued Monday after spending about 24 hours lost in the woods near Bonny Doon.
The 21-year-old woman was attending a conference at Bosch Baha’i Conference Center located in the 500 block of Comstock Lane off Empire Grade.
According to the Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office, the woman became disoriented during a walk Sunday and was unable to find her way back to the camp. She walked for approximately one-half mile and eventually sought shelter from the inclement weather.
Sheriff’s Office personnel began searching for the woman at approximately 7 p.m. She was located the next day at approximately 11:30 p.m. by Search and Rescue personnel in a heavily wooded part of the forest. The victim suffered from slight exposure and was transported to the command post where she received medical care from fire personnel.
She was reunited with her parents who had traveled from Los Angeles after learning of her disappearance.
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