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Silver Alert canceled after search crews find missing hunter in McDowell Co.

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Frank Love Jr. (Source: McDowell Co. Emergency Management) Frank Love Jr. (Source: McDowell Co. Emergency Management)
MARION, NC (FOX Carolina) -

Emergency crews in McDowell County said they located a missing hunter Friday morning.

A Silver Alert was issued for Frank Love, Jr., who officials said went missing off West Payne Road in the Zion Hill area.

He was last seen wearing camouflage clothing near Hauke Drive in Marion. 

Officials say the 72 year old may suffer from dementia or some cognitive impairment.

Just after 10 a.m. Friday, the McDowell County Sheriff's Office said Love had been found.

Deputies said Love was located in stable condition in the woods off East Payne Road. He was taken to McDowell Hospital to be evaluated.

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