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UPDATE: Missing woman found safe, Silver Alert canceled

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Likeness of the vehicle Ms. Yard may be driving Likeness of the vehicle Ms. Yard may be driving

UPDATE (WKOW) -- Authorities say Genivieve Yard has been found safe.

The Silver Alert has been canceled.

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MOUNT PLEASANT (WKOW) -- The Wisconsin Department of Justice issued a Silver Alert for 78-year-old Genivieve Yard.

Authorities say Yard left her daughter's home in Mount Pleasant around 7:30 a.m. Monday with plans to drive back to her home in Morris, Illinois. The distance between the two locations is only 116 miles and as of Monday evening, Yard has not returned home. Authorities say they do not know whether Yard is still in Wisconsin or if she is in Illinois.

Yard may be driving a gray, 2011 Chrysler 200 with an Illinois license plate of G179274.

Anyone who sees Yard should call the Mount Pleasant Police Department at 262-886-2300.

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