South Dakota Officials Looking For Missing Endangered 77-Year-Old


Update at 5:08 p.m.

The endangered missing advisory was cancelled as of 5:07 p.m.  Authorities say they have made contact with the man. 

Original story:

South Dakota officials have issued a endangered missing advisory for a 77-year-old from Meckling, SD. 

James Anthony Schmidt has suffered from recent medical issues that has caused him to be confused. 

He was last seen Friday morning. He’s likely driving a blue and white 1966 Chevy Model 10 pickup with the South Dakota license plate 19R-331. 

He’s described as 5’9″ and 170 lbs. with blue eyes, balding gray hair and glasses. 

Authorities believe he may be heading out of state to Minnesota or Missouri. 

Officials say it is also unknown if Schmidt has taken required medication. 

If you see him or his car you’re asked to call 605-677-7100.

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