Missing woman found by Currituck County volunteer searcher

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CURRITUCK COUNTY, N.C. – Authorities in Currituck County were looking for a missing woman believed to be suffering from dementia.

Brenda Hoover Velazquez is approximately 70-years-old. She was walking south near Highway 158 after she walked away from Sunny Lane off Poplar Branch Road.

On Tuesday officials said Brenda was located by a volunteer searcher.

She has been taken to a local hospital. There is no information at this time about her condition.