HONOLULU, Hawaii - Amanda Eller, who went missing more than two weeks ago in Maui has reportedly been found alive according to KHNL in Hawaii.
#BREAKING: First photo of Amanda Eller — the missing Maui hiker who was last seen 17 days ago — with rescuers after she was found alive on Friday. (Image: Javier Cantellops) https://t.co/WRucrGx10u#HINews #HNN pic.twitter.com/oJxyViKHHW— Hawaii News Now (@HawaiiNewsNow) May 25, 2019
The the 35-year-old woman was spotted by a helicopter in a wooded area sources told KHNL.
Eller hadn’t been seen since May 8, when she disappeared after a hike in a Maui Forest Reserve, known for its steep and rugged terrain. Her vehicle was found with her cellphone and wallet inside in a parking lot at the reserve.
WSOC-TV confirmed the news with Eller's aunt, Lynn Eller Ansley, by phone Friday night. Ansley is one of several relatives who live in North Carolina.
Eller’s parents had offered a $10,000 reward for information leading to her safe return.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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