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Search for missing man in Fayette County

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FAYETTE COUNTY (KWWL) -- A search is underway for a missing Fayette County man after law enforcement discovered an empty vehicle Saturday evening.

Around 9:30 p.m., the Fayette County Sheriff's Office found a vehicle in the middle of the road on G Ave., near Aurora. The driver, Trent Allen Smith of Oelwein, was not in the car or the immediate area. Friends and family have not heard from Smith, and now area law enforcement have launched an official search.

Smith is 5'11', 180 pounds and 44 years old. The search is being conducted by several local and state agencies including the Fayette County Sherriff's Department, Iowa State Patrol, Oelwein Police Department and several fire departments.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Fayette County Sheriff's Office at (563) 422-6067.

 

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