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Police find missing Independence County elderly woman

Katie Hickerson (Source: Independence County Sheriff’s Department ) Katie Hickerson (Source: Independence County Sheriff’s Department )

INDEPENDENCE COUNTY, AR (KAIT) – The Independence County Sheriff's Department says they have found a missing elderly woman safe and sound.

According to the sheriff's department, 79-year-old Katie Hickerson was found driving down Highway 14 in Oil Trough. 

She told police she was simply driving around. 

Police were alerted because she was last seen around Noon in the Newark area.

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