Missing High Point Man Found Safe in Orange County
A passing motorist picked up a missing elderly High Point man whose vehicle had run out of gas along Interstate 85 in Orange County.Posted — Updated
A passing motorist picked up Bobby Gean Gregory, 71, along Interstate 85 in Efland and brought him to a weigh station shortly before 9 a.m., according to the Orange County Sheriff's Office.
About the same time, deputies got another call from a motorist who spotted Gregory's car near exit 161.
Gregory told deputies he had run out of gas. He was safe and unharmed, officials said.
Gregory had last been seen at his High Point home, and authorities believed he might have been trying to get to Gaffney, S.C.
His family recently moved to High Point.
It also allows caregivers and nursing homes to report a person missing. In the past, only a family member could report an adult missing.
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