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UPDATE: Missing Adams Co. woman dies

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ADAMS COUNTY (WAOW) -

An Arkdale woman who went missing for two days without her daily medicine has died in a Marshfield hospital.

Alice Peterson, 64, died Thursday night, a day after being found unconscious a quarter mile from her vehicle in a wooded area near Port Edwards, said Carla David, a spokeswoman for Ministry St. Joseph's Hospital.

Peterson hadn't contacted her family since Monday and left without her medication that she needs to take daily for diabetes, the Adams County Sheriff's Department said.

An autopsy was to be performed on Peterson as the investigation into her disappearance continued, an investigator said.

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A missing Adams County remains in critical after she was found near her vehicle, according to the Sheriff's Office.

Adams County officials say Alice Peterson, 64, of Arkdale was found unconscious a quarter mile from her vehicle in a wooded area near Port Edwards Wednesday night.

Now, sheriff's deputies say she is in critical condition at St. Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield.

Officials say Peterson had left without her medication that she needs to take each day for a medical condition. She also hadn't contacted her family since Monday.

Sheriff's officials said they didn't believe the circumstances surrounding her disappearance were suspicious.

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