Missing Newberry County Man Found Safe Tuesday

NEWBERRY COUNTY, SC (WACH) – The Newberry man who went missing Monday has been found, according to the Newberry County Sheriff’s Office.
Johnny H. Smith was found alive in his car, which was backed into a wooded area in prosperity, according to a citizen who spotted the vehicle.

The citizen was alerted about the missing person’s case through an alert system called Nixle.

There’s still no word on Smith’s condition and why he was in the wooded area.
Smith was last seen dropping off items on Mountain Drive in the Columbia area around 7 a.m. Monday.