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Missing elderly woman located after car crash, deputies say

Woman was involved in car crash and taken to hospital

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Contributed photo (Lake County Sheriff's Office)

TAVARES, Fla. – A woman who went missing Saturday prompting a silver alert to be issued was located in Pasco County, officials said.

According to authorities, Sarah Ellen Brian was involved in a car accident in Odessa and was transported to the hospital in good condition.

Deputies were searching for 80-year-old Brian, who left her home at 26637 Cayman Drive in Tavares at 9 a.m. Saturday and hadn’t been seen or heard from since.

Brian suffers from dementia and is on medication, deputies said.