Elderly woman, lost with dementia may be driving I-10

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Posted: Apr 24, 2014 9:53 PM by Trey Schmaltz
Source: WBRZ

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Topics: missing, elderly, family, dementia

LAFAYETTE- Authorities here are asking people across the I-10 corridor to be on the look for a 76-year-old woman who may be disoriented and driving around.

Hazel Hebert suffers from the onset of dementia and was last seen about 1:30 Thursday afternoon. Her family members discovered she was missing a few hours later.

The sheriff's office said she recently moved to Lafayette from the Lake Charles area and my be confused. While she may have attempted to head west, family members aren't ruling out that she could be anywhere.

"Ms. Hebert could be disoriented and may have driven to another area outside of Lafayette," a department spokesperson said.

Hebert may be driving a bronze 2009 Kia Optima 4 door with Louisiana License plate TND 460.
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