Newberry Co. deputies locate missing man - FOX Carolina 21

Newberry Co. deputies locate missing man

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Johnny Smith (Courtesy: Newberry Co. Sheriff's Office) Johnny Smith (Courtesy: Newberry Co. Sheriff's Office)
NEWBERRY, SC (FOX Carolina) -

The Newberry County Sheriff’s Office said the public helped deputies track down a missing man on Tuesday.

Deputies said Johnny H. Smith, 70, had been last seen dropping off some items on Mountain Drive in the Columbia area around 7 a.m. on Monday and then never returned home.

Smith was driving a 2008 Chevrolet Express Van with South Carolina license plate AVN-793.

A citizen who saw an alert about the missing man called deputies after seeing the van backed into a wooded area in the Prosperity.

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