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Vulnerable 87-year-old found after reported missing from northwest side

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Pima County Sheriff's Department
Deryk Smith

TUCSON (KVOA) - A vulnerable 87-year-old was found after he was reported missing Wednesday afternoon from the northwest side.

According to Pima County Sheriff's Department, 87-year-old Deryk Smith was reported missing after he was last seen at around 1 p.m. Wednesday near the 1900 block of West Orange Grove Road near La Cholla Boulevard traveling in a 2018 Silver BMW SUV with an Arizona license plate of CGF5448 in an unknown direction.

Officials say Smith was reportedly wearing a plaid flannel brown, grey and white shirt, Khaki colored jeans and tan shoes.

He was described as a six-foot man who weighs 190 pounds. He was said to have blue eyes and white hair.

PCSD said "Smith has been safely located near Goodyear, Ariz."

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