By WCCO-TV

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The Isanti County Sheriff’s Office says a missing 80-year-old Kanabec County woman has been found dead.

According to the sheriff’s office, a citizen at 12:32 p.m. reported seeing a red car in corn field off of Jamestown Street and 343rd Ave. NE. When deputies arrived, they had a difficult time locating the vehicle, which had driven off a curve and deep into a corn field.

When the vehicle was located, a woman was found deceased inside. The plate on the vehicle matched the description of a missing report in Kanabec County.

Deputies confirmed the deceased woman as Andrea “Andi” Nyberg. The 80-year-old, who suffered from dementia, left her residence in Kanabec County around 3:30 p.m. on Friday. She left driving a red 2004 Buick LeSabre.

Credit: Minnesota BCA

“Our condolences go out to the Nyberg family,” the Isanti County Sheriff’s Office said Monday.

The incident remains under investigation.

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