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Woman Reported Missing From N.H. Ski Area Found Safe

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A Massachusetts woman who was reported missing from a New Hampshire ski area Sunday has been found walking in a neighboring town.

Henniker police say Melanie Quinton, of Belmont, Mass., was at the Pats Peak ski area with her family Sunday afternoon when she disappeared. Authorities said she had a history of mental illness and of wandering off.

After a search involving numerous agencies, Quinton was found Monday afternoon in Hillsborough, where she was spotted by a member of the town's fire and rescue department. She was taken to Concord Hospital for an evaluation.

This program aired on February 20, 2012. The audio for this program is not available.

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