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Updated: Somerset County Man Reported as Missing Located in Va.

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John William Owens (Photo: Maryland State Police.) John William Owens (Photo: Maryland State Police.)

SOMERSET COUNTY, Md. - Maryland State Police say an 80-year-old Somerset County man reported as missing has been located in Roanoke, Va. 

Troopers said a missing person report was filed for John William Owens at around 6:30 p.m. Saturday. It was reported to police that Owens left his home in Westover around 3:30 p.m. Saturday to drive to the "Dash In" convenience store and had not been seen or heard since.

However, police said Monday that shortly after 11 p.m. Sunday, Owens was located on Interstate 81 in Roakoke after his pickup truck ran out of gas. He was then transported to Roanoke Memorial Hospital. There is no word yet on his condition.

Police said all alerts for Owens have been canceled.  

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