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News 9 Photojournalist Locates Missing OKC Woman

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Johnston stayed with McKinnon until police and family members arrived. Johnston stayed with McKinnon until police and family members arrived.
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A missing Oklahoma City woman at the center of a Silver Alert issued Monday night has been found safe, thanks to an alert News 9 photojournalist who spotted her vehicle and called police.

Hattye McKinnon, 89, was last seen Monday afternoon at a doctor visit at a medical facility near N.W. 150th Street and Portland Avenue. She was driving a 2002 Honda Accord with Oklahoma tag 573 GAI.

6/1/2015 Related Story: OKC Police:Missing 89-Year-Old Woman Found Safe

Oklahoma City police then issued a Silver Alert for McKinnon just before 10 p.m. 

News 9 photojournalist Michael Johnston said just before 11 p.m., he noticed a silver Honda Accord sitting at the intersection of Rockwell and Memorial not moving. The car eventually headed south down Rockwell from Memorial. Johnston said he read the license plate and realized it was the car involved in the Silver Alert.

Johnston said he followed the driver until she pulled into the shopping center at N.W. 122nd and Rockwell. That's when Johnston approached the driver and informed her that people were looking for her.

Johnston said he stayed with McKinnon until Oklahoma City police and family members arrived.

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