Silver alert canceled after Amado man found safe

Published: Jul. 22, 2016 at 12:39 AM MST
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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Missing man from Amado has been found, according to the Pima County Sheriff's Department.

75-year-old Francisco Rodriguez was found just south of the Pima County line by the Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office and Border Patrol, stated the PCSD release. He has been taken to the hospital for treatment due to exposure to the elements.

Rodriguez was reported missing on Tuesday July 19, after he became separated from his wife near Nogales. He had last been seen driving through a Border Patrol checkpoint along northbound I-19 heading toward Tucson at 10:10 p.m. on Tuesday, but he did not return home.

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