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A silver alert issued Wednesday by Cass County, North Dakota authorities has been canceled after a 69-year-old woman with dementia was located. 

The sheriff's office said Beverly Ann Battagler left her residence in the town of Hunter between 7 a.m. and 9 a.m. Wednesday. Authorities don't know which direction she was traveling, but said she was believed to be driving a 2005 white Dodge Grand Caravan with North Dakota license plates 482-AYT. 

Shortly after issuing the alert, it was canceled because Battagler was located around 1:45 p.m. in Steele County, having had he vehicle wind up in a ditch. She was taken to a hospital for precautionary reasons. 

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Silver alerts are issued for missing persons who are senior citizens with dementia, traumatic brain injury, Alzheimer's disease or other cognitive impairments.

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