Drone finds missing Missouri teenager within one minute

The Sedalia Department in used a drone in conjunction with other resources to locate a missing teenager who had gone missing.

According to Pettis County Sheriff Brad Anders, who said that multiple agencies assisted in the search, but within one minute of launching a drone into the air, a person was sighted in a field. This is the information that has been passed along.

Cameron Stoney, the kid who had been reported missing, was found in the field by Sheriff Anders and the chief of the Pettis County Fire Department, who both went there to make sure it was him.

During a trek, Stoney, who is now 18 years old and has high-functioning autism, is said to have been separated from his family members.

Responders at the scene of the incident examined him and determined that he was uninjured.

You can learn more about how drones are used for good here on DroneXL. And, let us know what you think about this story in which, with help from a drone, the missing teenager was found within one minute. We are curious to hear your thoughts.

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Haye Kesteloo
Haye Kesteloo

Haye Kesteloo is the Editor in Chief and Founder of DroneXL.co, where he covers all drone-related news, DJI rumors and writes drone reviews, and EVXL.co, for all news related to electric vehicles. He is also a co-host of the PiXL Drone Show on YouTube and other podcast platforms. Haye can be reached at haye @ dronexl.co or @hayekesteloo.

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