Volunteers are spending the weekend searching the Sandstone, Minn. area for Scott Kleppen. The 22-year-old man has been missing since March 3. Saturday's search will take place at Robinson Park in Pine County, where Kleppen's truck was found.
Fascination with 'Into the Wild'
Kleppen's mom, Kim Opsahl, had been looking into what her son was reading and watching before he disappeared and said he was fascinated by Chris McCandless, the young adventurer who went into the Alaskan wilderness with few supplies and was later found dead of starvation. McCandless inspired the book and movie "Into the Wild."
Because Kleppen was so interested in McCandless, Opsahl believes her son could be in a park anywhere in the country. WATCH VIDEO
How to help
If you have any information about Scott Kleppen's whereabouts, call the Pine County Sheriff's Office. His family has set up a GoFundMe page to help with the search efforts. You can donate at http://www.gofundme.com/ojdy84