Missing Volusia County man found safe

Ogil Reed is deaf, diagnosed with dementia

A silver alert has been issued for Ogil Reed, 89. He's believed to be headed for Kentucky. (Copyright 2021 by WKMG ClickOrlando - All rights reserved.)

OAK HILL, Fla.UPDATE: The Florida Highway Patrol located Ogil Reed Wednesday afternoon.

Original story below:

A silver alert is now in effect for an endangered Oak Hill man.

The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office said 89-year-old Ogil Reed was last seen Tuesday morning. Reed, who is deaf and has been diagnosed with conditions associated with dementia, left his home along Bradbury Avenue around 7:30 a.m., deputies said.

Reed packed clothing, his pet cats and took off in his 2005 red Pontiac Viba bearing license plate number LVNN29. Deputies said he left with the intention to drive to Kentucky.

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Reed is described to be around 6 feet, 2 inches tall and weighing anywhere between 140 to 150 pounds.

Anyone with information about Reed’s whereabouts is urged to call 911.

UPDATE: Found! We're happy to report that missing resident Ogil Reed of Oak Hill has been located and recovered safely...

Posted by Volusia Sheriff's Office on Wednesday, March 10, 2021