Upshur County Sheriff’s Office locates missing man

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UPDATE: 10:20 a.m.

Pool has been found safely, according to family.

He was located on Highway 271, near Tyler.

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The Upshur County Sheriff’s Office, along with Shreveport authorities are searching for a missing elderly man.

91-year-old Moody Pool, a Rosewood area resident, was last seen by his family on Wednesday.

Family members tell KETK Mr. Pool doesn’t drive very often, but had mentioned that we was going to go into town and get his truck inspection. He reportedly left his home around 11 a.m.

According to authorities, Moody was seen near Shreveport, LA headed toward Gilmer around 7 p.m. after experiencing some car troubles. However, he did not make it home.

Family members say Mr. Pool had no specific reason to be in Shreveport that they are aware of.

Officials say a Silver Alert has not been issued because Pool does not suffer from Alzheimer’s or dementia.

Pool was driving a black extended cab 2007 Ford F-150. His Texas license plate is DVB 6653.

If you see Mr. Pool, please call the Upshur County Sheriff’s Office immediately at 903-843-2541.

This is a developing story. KETK will update you with more information as it becomes available.

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