Sumter County authorities locate missing 89-year-old

Sam Lewis Jr. was last seen around 11 a.m. Thursday wearing a plaid brown jacket, long-sleeved blue shirt, blue pants, navy blue baseball cap, and black boots.

SUMTER, SC —  Sam Lewis Jr., the 89-year-old man who was reported missing from his Mims Road home Thursday morning, was located conscious and alert Friday morning.

Braden Bunch with the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office says Lewis was found by deputies in a heavily wooded area near Radical Road around 8.am. Friday. He was transported by Sumter County Emergency Medical Services to Tuomey Regional Medical Center for evaluation and treatment for dehydration.

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s