UPDATE: Missing New Smyrna Beach woman, 76, found safe

Silver Alert canceled for Carole Smith

Carole Smith. (Image: City of New Smyrna Beach) (2021 by WKMG ClickOrlando - All rights reserved.)

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla.UPDATE: A missing 76-year-old New Smyrna Beach woman has been found safe, police tweeted Monday.

“The Silver Alert for Ms. Carole Smith has been canceled. She was safely located,” New Smyrna Beach police said in the tweet.

Details about her recovery have not been released.

ORIGINAL STORY: A missing person alert has been issued for a New Smyrna Beach woman who was last seen at a gas station in Kissimmee, according to the city.

On Tuesday, officials said the niece of 76-year-old Carole F. Smith reported her missing when she left around 6 p.m. with her roommate and ex-husband, Jimmie Norman, and has not been heard from since.

New Smyrna Beach police said in an update Friday Smith and Norman were last seen at 10:06 p.m. Wednesday at a Wawa on Vineland Road in Kissimmee.

According to a press release, Smith left without her cell phone and it was reported that she has been “forgetful and talking about events that occurred years ago, but acting as if they occurred recently.”

Vehicle officials determined Carole Smith got in Tuesday, July 20. (Image: City of New Smyrna Beach) (2021 by WKMG ClickOrlando - All rights reserved.)

Police were able to determine the car she got in was seen on State Road 44 and Kepler Road around 2:30 a.m. Wednesday and another time Wednesday morning near 13th Avenue and University Avenue in Alachua County.

According to officials, Smith and Norman’s mental state is not known and due to possible health deterioration, the well-being check was requested.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the police department at (386) 424-2000.