UPDATE: Search canceled for missing hunter

Photo: McDowell County 911/Emergency Management

UPDATE: The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has canceled the Silver Alert for Frank Edward Love at the request of the McDowell County Sheriff's Office.

A McDowell County Sheriff's Office representative said Love was found, and is conscious.

Dowell County 911/Emergency Management said Friday morning that the man was located in the woods of a ridgeline off East Payne Road and taken to McDowell Hospital.

McDowell County deputies are searching for a hunter who has not returned home.

They say Frank Love, Jr. is overdue from going hunting.

The search is taking place off West Payne Road in the Zion Hill area of Marion.

Anyone with information on Love's whereabouts call the Sheriff's Office at 828-652-4000

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