UPDATE: Search and rescue teams track down missing Floyd County senior with ‘history of medical concerns’

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UPDATE 12:01 p.m.: Thanks to local search and rescue teams, a missing Floyd County senior was located Monday morning.

According to the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office, Turner Quesenberry — who was last seen Sunday afternoon — is on his way to a local hospital for observation.

FLOYD COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — Authorities in both Floyd County and Carroll County are searching for a missing 70-year-old man with a history of medical concerns.

According to the Floyd County Sheriff’s Office, Turner Quesenberry — who is approximately 70 years old — was last seen around 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 20 while wearing black jeans, a blue or grey pullover, and possibly a ball cap.

Authorities say he left on foot near Indian Valley Post Office Road in Floyd County, which is near the Carroll County border.

The Floyd County Sheriff’s Office says Quesenberry has a history of medical concerns, as well as difficulty communicating verbally.

The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office posted on social media around 10:30 p.m. on Saturday, asking members of the Dugspur community to avoid the area if possible — but not to be alarmed by the increased number of emergency vehicles and personnel — amid the active search for Quesenberry.

If you see Quesenberry or have any information on his whereabouts, call the Floyd County Sheriff’s Office at (540) 745-9334 or the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office at (276) 728-4146.

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