Pickens County Sheriff searching for missing woman

PICKENS COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) — Officials are asking for your help to locate a missing woman.

They say Christy Cook was last seen in Pickens County around 5 p.m. on March 7th. Cook was traveling to Tennessee, but did not arrive at her intended destination. She was driving in a black 2005 GMC pickup and pulling a 1995 Excel Ski Boat on a twin axle trailer. The truck was found in Etowah County, but her whereabouts remain unknown.

The Etowah County Sheriff is assisting with the investigation. They say her truck was found in a wooded area near Stephens Gap Road in the Keener community on Friday, march 10. The boat she was reportedly towing has not been located,

Etowah County Sheriff Entrekin says a male companion of the missing woman was found near County Line Beverages on Highway 11 N in Attalla on Wednesday, March 8.

Sheriff Entrekin added, “It is unknown at this time where Cook may be. She could be anywhere between Pickens and Etowah counties. We believe she could be in danger and need the public’s assistance in helping us locate this woman.”

Anyone who has any idea where she may be or has had any contact with her is asked to call the Pickens County Sheriff’s Office at 205-367-9804. Any questions regarding this matter should be directed to Sheriff Abston at 205-367-2000.

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