Marysville man found dead on Mountain Loop trail

A search and rescue team discovered the 64-year-old man a half-mile away from his vehicle.

DARRINGTON — A 64-year-old Marysville man was found dead Wednesday off the Mountain Loop Highway near Beaver Lake.

Around 8 a.m., someone reported an abandoned vehicle near milepost 43. When Snohomish County sheriff’s deputies discovered the owner wasn’t home, a search and rescue team went looking for him.

The body was found in the woods, a half-mile away from his vehicle. Deputies believe he became disoriented, walked off the trail and fell down an embankment.

A death investigation continues.

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