Authorities look for missing woman in Mineral Co.

Photo courtesy of Jody Lane

MISSOULA, Mont. - The Mineral County Sheriff's Office, Mineral County Search and Rescue and the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks are looking for a missing woman in the Fish Creek area west of Missoula.

Mineral County dispatch received a distress call Friday from 56-year-old Debra Ann Koziel of Colorado. Koziel's phone died during the conversation. Dispatch was able to ping the phone number to locate the call being placed on Highway 12.

Koziel's abandoned vehicle was discovered in the Fish Creek area on Monday.

Authorities state Koziel is 5-foot-5, weighs 190 pounds and has brown hair and green eyes.

NBC Montana will further update with any new information.