Missing 84-year-old North County man found 100 miles from home

Daniel Simpson of Oceanside

OCEANSIDE — An 84-year-old North County man who went missing Thursday and was found Friday morning, authorities said.

Daniel Simpson of Oceanside and his vehicle were found off road in the City of Thermal near the Salton Sea, nearly 110 miles away from his home. He had driven himself in a white 2007 Dodge Caliber with Florida plate until the vehicle started having issues.

“Mr. Simpson was described as being disoriented when he was found but in good health. Mr. Simpson was taken to a local hospital to be evaluated,” Oceanside police stated.

Anyone who might have information about Simpson can call the Oceanside Police Department at (760) 435-4911.