SACRAMENTO - An eight-day search for a missing Colfax man ended tragically for his loved ones Sunday.
Eric Garcia, 39,was found deceasedin his car off Interstate 80 near Weimar around 5 p.m., according to Lt. John Poretti with the Placer County Sheriff's Department.
Poretti said Garcia's car apparently flipped and landed upside down at the base of a steep embankment.
Heavy snow and ice in the area made it difficult for responders to locate Garcia's vehicle during the multi-dfay search.
Garcia had traveled up to the areaDec. 8 to look for his missing wallet and never returned.
A candlelight vigil will be held for Garcia Sunday in downtown Colfax from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.