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Law enforcement locates car of woman stuck in snow in Clear Creek County, but not her

Melinda Tafoya-Deltoro, 38, called 911 saying her car was stuck in the snow and was possibly under 'duress' – sheriff's deputies located her car, but not her.

CLEAR CREEK COUNTY, Colo. — Authorities in Clear Creek County are searching for a woman who called 911 to report her vehicle was stuck in the snow. They found her vehicle but haven't found her.

Sheriff's deputies are searching for 38-year-old Melinda Tafoya-Deltoro, who was last heard from Sunday at 4:30 p.m.

Tafoya-Deltoro told 911 operators on Sunday that she was in the Miner's Candle area, but after a search by deputies at that location, they found her car but were unable to find her in the area. 

She's described as Hispanic, 5-foot-2 with brown hair and eyes. 

The Clear Creek County Sheriff’s Office (CCCSO) is asking anyone with information on Tafoya-Deltoro's whereabouts to contact Lt. Gemillion at 303-679-2354 or email tips.

This is a developing situation. This article will be updated as additional information is confirmed.

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