PETERSBURG, Ill. (WAND) – A 91-year-old man who went missing in Menard County has been found and is safe.

The Menard County Sheriff’s Office said EMS is treating Floyd Jurgens.

Jurgens was spotted by air crews laying in a soybean field about 3/4 of a mile from his home.

He was rescued and taken by ambulance to the hospital.

Crews began searching Wednesday evening. A coordinated search with volunteers joined in.

"This is an amazing outcome to what could've been a very unfortunate situation. We cannot possibly thank all the assisting agencies and public volunteers enough."