NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Metro police have canceled a Silver Alert that was issued for a 68-year-old man early Saturday morning. 

Officials say 68-year-old William Terry Pate was last seen leaving his Richbriar Road home in a 2017 blue Ford Edge just after 3 a.m. Saturday morning. 

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According to Metro police, Pate had a medical condition, which may have impaired his ability to return home safely without assistance. 

Pate was found hours later on the side of I-40 where his vehicle had run out of gas. Officers say Pate was found safe and will be reunited with his family.