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NORWOOD, N.J. (CBS) — A woman who did not know her own name has been identified by her family, according to officials. Now, they are commending the public for their help in sharing the post on social media.

“The Norwood Police want to thank all the concerned citizens that gave us leads and information to get this person back to her family. Thank you,” officials wrote on Facebook Thursday evening.

The Norwood Police Department say the woman had been found on Livingston Street on Tuesday afternoon.

At the time, she told officers she was involved in a car accident in Washington state nearly one year ago and has been walking from the West Coast ever since.

“Her daughter did ID her through our post,” police confirmed.

The original Facebook post police shared asking for help received more than 45,000 shares.