Alert canceled after man, 2-year-old boy traveling from Wenatchee found safe in Kittitas County

WENATCHEE -- An endangered missing person alert was canceled Wednesday afternoon after a man and 2-year-old boy traveling from Wenatchee were found safe in Kittitas County, authorities said.

Washington State Patrol troopers say the driver, 45-year-old John Klingele, left Wenatchee around 9 p.m. Tuesday. He is a diabetic and is known to pull over when having an episode.

Klingele was traveling with 2-year-old Dean Gordon. Klingele is a friend of the boy's grandfather, and had permission to be with the child.