Missing 87-year-old New Smyrna Beach woman found safe

Hurricane Dorian moves toward Florida


NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla.UPDATE: A missing 87-year-old New Smyrna Beach woman has been found safe, according to police.

Police said Mary Hancock had relocated to a hotel to escape Hurricane Dorian.

No other details have been released.


The New Smyrna Beach Police Department are searching for a missing 87-year-old woman.

Police said Mary Hancock Wilson was last driving west on State Road 44 from Glencoe Road in New Smyrna Beach around 1:35 p.m. Monday.

A family member told police she was going to go a relative's house in Leesburg to escape the hurricane conditions. 

Around 10:35 p.m. Monday, family told police they had not heard from her.

Officers have issued a silver alert for her and her vehicle. 

Her vehicle is a silver 2016 Cadillac SRX with the Florida Plate of HKLN20.

Anyone who has any information on Wilson is asked to call police.