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UPDATE: Missing St. Joseph County man found safe

Gary Szmanda (Courtesy: St. Joseph County Police) Gary Szmanda (Courtesy: St. Joseph County Police)

Authorities say 69-year-old Gary Szmanda has been found safe in Yorkville, IL.

Szmanda disappeared Thursday morning from his home on Early Road. His family says he is suffering from early on set dementia.

Illinois police say they found him when he ran out of gas and an officer stopped to check on him.

Szmanda was taken to the hospital but authorities say he is uninjured and in good shape. Police are now working to reunite him with his family.

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