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Deputies find missing Amado man safely

Posted at 6:01 AM, Jul 20, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-21 23:38:32-04

Pima County Sheriff's deputies have found a missing vulnerable 75-year-old Amado man.

Francisco Rodriguez has been transported to a local hospital for treatment after exposure to the elements.

Deputies say he was separated from his wife at about 4:20 p.m. Tuesday near Nogales, Ariz. His vehicle -- a beige Ford F150 crew cab pickup with Arizona license plate 789NXL -- was seen driving through a U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint along northbound Interstate 19 heading toward Tucson at 10:10 p.m.