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Woman at the center of Knox County Silver Alert found 'conscious and alert' stuck in high water

Knox County Sheriff Doug Vantlin says Barbara Risch was found at the intersection of Wabash River Road and Decker Chapel Road in the southern part of the county.

Posted: Jan 24, 2020 10:19 AM
Updated: Jan 24, 2020 3:23 PM

KNOX COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) - We are learning more about the cancelation of a Knox County Silver Alert.

Knox County Sheriff Doug Vantlin says Barbara Risch was found at the intersection of Wabash River Road and Decker Chapel Road in the southern part of the county.

Her vehicle was stalled in high water.

Vantilin told us Risch was found conscious and alert. She was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital for evaluation.

Risch was reported missing Thursday night around 7:30. On Friday morning, state officials issued a Silver Alert.

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