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35-year-old Hays County Transportation employee found safe, reunited with family

Tyler J. Pendergrass went missing earlier this week after leaving his workplace, officials say

Tyler J. Pendergrass is a Hays County Transportation employee who was last seen leaving his workplace at 3:45 p.m., Thursday, in a 2009 Chevrolet Colorado pickup with a Texas exempt plate reading “1043394," according to officials.
Tyler J. Pendergrass is a Hays County Transportation employee who was last seen leaving his workplace at 3:45 p.m., Thursday, in a 2009 Chevrolet Colorado pickup with a Texas exempt plate reading “1043394," according to officials. (KSAT)

HAYS COUNTY, TexasUpdate:

Tyler Joseph Pendergrass has been found safe and has reunited with his family, according to the Hays County Sheriff’s Office.

This comes after Pendergrass went missing earlier this week after leaving his workplace. He is an employee with Hays County Transportation, according to officials.

The sheriff’s office said Pendergrass is unharmed and is currently seeking mental health treatment as well.

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UPDATE: The Hays County Sheriff’s Office said they found the Chevrolet pickup truck in a Walmart parking lot in Lockhart, Texas on Thursday night, but that he still has not been located. The search for him is ongoing, the sheriff’s office said.

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Original:

The Hays County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in finding a 35-year-old Hays County Transportation employee that is missing and is suspected of being suicidal.

Tyler J. Pendergrass was last seen leaving his workplace at 3:45 p.m. Thursday in a 2009 Chevrolet Colorado pickup with a Texas exempt plate reading “1043394," according to officials.

His vehicle also has Hays County Transportation decals on the doors.

Pendergrass was last seen wearing a grey, long-sleeved shirt, blue jeans and a Dallas Cowboys ball cap. Officials believe he may be in the Lockhart, Texas area.

Anyone with more information on Pendergrass’s whereabouts is urged to contact 9-1-1 and report his location to dispatch.

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