Marine from Camp Pendleton and vehicle missing after ski trip; search underway

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Matthew Kraft, a Marine lieutenant, has been reported missing this month, as a search continued Friday. Authorities' search continued Friday for a Marine based in Camp Pendleton, Calif., who was reported missing from a skiing trip earlier this week. First Lt. Matthew Kraft, with the 1st Marine Division, went on a backcountry trip on the Sierra High Route, but was not seen after his scheduled return date, the Inyo County Sheriff's Office said in a missing-person release. Local law enforcement reported him missing, the officials said. Kraft's itinerary began out of the Kearsarge Pass trailhead on Feb. 23 and was scheduled to end March 4 or 5 near Bridgeport, Calif., the release said.