PRINEVILLE, OR -- Prineville Police say an elderly man reported missing over the weekend has been found safe. The agency released a missing persons alert Monday night, for 81-year-old Thomas Kirkpatrick, with possible onset of dementia. Police tracked his cell phone, which pinged to a tower near Sunriver.
At about 6:30 Tuesday morning, Kirkpatrick was involved in a non-injury accident on Highway 97 near Klamath Falls. Oregon State Police notified his family and made arrangements to reunite them.