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iPhone app helps locate missing TN man

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APISON, TN (WRCB) -

An unplanned weekend road trip caused some serious concern for a family located in Apison, TN.

Sherri Dodson's father, Cliff Wood, got in his car and didn't return Sunday night. Wood was diagnosed with Alzheimer disease two years ago and couldn't remember where he was.  

After filing a police report; Wood's daughter posted his photo and information on Facebook hoping someone would recognize his face.    

"The whole Tennessee and Georgia were out looking for him," says Wood's Wife, Sherri.

They ended up using a tracking device app called 360 they installed in his phone. The app Ended up locating his car that was parked in a ditch hours away from home in Savannah, Georgia.

Cliff says he's happy to be home, even though he didn't know what was going on.

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