New Mexico man with Alzheimer’s drives 552 miles from home, gets plane ride back

ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (KRQE) – An 80-year-old man from Alamogordo ended up 552 miles from home in a small town in Texas. That town was able to safely get him back home. The man, who wishes not to be named, has Alzheimer’s disease, and left home for a cigar however, a quick drive turned into an eight-hour trip to Hood County, Texas.

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