A search for a man last seen near the Notch Road entrance to Mount Greylock was called off after he turned up at home.
According to state police this morning, the search was the result of a misunderstanding. Two hikers had spotted the man lying on the ground at the entrance to Mount Greylock as they left the reservation Sunday night.
Although the man told them he was okay, the hikers called North Adams Police. Authorities arrived with an ambulance, but the man was gone, state police said.
A helicopter and trained dogs searched the area for about four hours, beginning at about 7:30 p.m.
According to state police, the man had walked home.