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Missing Oregon woman found in crashed car 60 miles away

80-year-old suffers minor injuries, found 36 hours after reported endangered, missing

VILLAGE OF SUMMIT, Wis. - Officials located a missing village of Oregon woman after she crashed a vehicle into a house about 60 miles from home, authorities said.

Police in the village of Summit told WDJT-TV that a patrol officer spotted the crash at 1:41 a.m. Thursday. A car driven by an 80-year-old woman, who had been reported missing from Oregon 36 hours earlier, hit a house on Sunset Drive.

The officer found the 80-year-old woman inside the car. She was confused and had suffered minor injuries in the crash.

The woman was taken to the hospital where she was reunited with her family.

The house struck by the car was vacant and there were no other injuries, according to the WDJT-TV report.

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