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Search teams found a Denver man early Thursday morning about eight hours after he was reported missing.
Searchers found Johnny Thompson, 72, in a wooded area about a half mile from his home at 3 a.m. Thursday. Thompson was awake and leaning against a tree.
Lincoln County EMS Parademics evaluated Thompson and took him to the hospital.
At 7:55 p.m. Wednesday, Denver Fire Department responded to the report of a missing person in the area of St. James Church Road and Kidville Road. The Lincoln County Land Search Team and other groups helped search for Thompson.