North Dakota doctor missing near Three Forks


MISSOULA, Mont. - The Gallatin County Sheriff's Search and Rescue team is currently searching for a 74-year-old North Dakota Doctor.

The vehicle and trailer of Bismark resident Dr. Patrick J. Fitzpatrick were found abandoned next to a pea field Saturday south of Willow Creek, near Three Forks, sheriff's officials said in a press release.

Officials believe Fitzpatrick could have abandoned his vehicle as early as Friday.

He is described as six feet tall and over 220 lbs. He has white hair and a goatee, and speaks with an Irishaccent.

Anyone with information regarding Dr. Fitzpatrick is asked to call the Sheriff's Office at 406-582-2100.

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