Missing man found in Machesney Park field, taken to hospital

Courtesy: MGN
Courtesy: MGN(WIFR)
Published: Jul. 26, 2019 at 10:19 AM CDT
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A missing man was found in a Machesney Park field Thursday afternoon.

The Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office says the man, a 69-year-old, was sent to SwedishAmerican Hospital for treatment.

The county's K-9 unit tracked him down at a bean field near a power line on Old Ralston Road off N. 2nd Street. The man was found alive, but his health condition is unknown.

According to the sheriff's office, the man was reported missing Wednesday night. He reportedly had medical issues and wandered away from his home Wednesday night.