UPDATED: Missing Jacksonville woman found

UPDATED 9:30 a.m.

The Jacksonville woman who was reported missing Wednesday after leaving for a friend's house has been found.

Jackson County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Andrea Carlson said sheriff's deputies found Sarah Horner, 42, at the intersection of Yale Creek and Upper Applegate roads at 9:30 this morning.

Horner had gotten lost on some back roads after leaving her home to go to a friend's house less than two miles down the road. Her Ford Taurus got stuck on some ice in the woods.

"She ended up waiting until morning and was able to get off the ice," Carlson said.

Sheriff's deputies found her shortly after. She is in good health and has no injuries, Carlson said.


9:10 a.m.

A Jacksonville woman who left her Little Applegate Road address to go to a friend's house less than two miles down the road Wednesday has been missing since her departure.

The Jackson County Sheriff's Office responded to a missing person's report for Sarah Horner, 42, at 6:18 p.m.

Horner was last seen driving a tan Ford Taurus with the Oregon license plate 244-EEB. She was wearing sweat pants, a pink hooded sweatshirt and light-colored boots.

Horner is 4 feet 11 inches tall, has straight brown hair, brown eyes and weighs 135 pounds.

Jackson County Search and Rescue teams are still searching for Horner. Jackson County's Alert One air support is also assisting.

Search and rescue teams from Josephine and Klamath counties are expected to join the search later today.

Those with information about Horner's whereabouts should contact the Jackson County Sheriff's Office at 541-774-6800.

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