Silver Alert Success Story: 81-year old Oklahoma man found in Texas
On September 7, 2011, a Silver Alert was issued for 81-year-old Olen Hicks. Hicks went missing in Norman, Oklahoma and was later found alive 180 miles away in McKinney, Texas.
From the news story in the Norman Transcript:
NORMAN — A silver alert for an 81-year-old Norman man was cancelled this morning when police in Texas contacted him involved in a non-injury traffic accident.
Olen Hicks was found in McKinney, Texas, following a collision that was reported about 1:15 a.m., according to an update issued this morning by Norman police. Hicks was not hurt and family members were alerted of his whereabouts and to bring him home.