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Missing person found dead in overturned truck


Tower Hill - Police say a Tower Hill man who was reported missing, died in a car crash.


On Sunday, at 7:30 p.m. the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office received a call from the Shelby County Sheriff's Office about a missing person. Eric Bird, 23, of Tower Hill went missing the prior evening.


A family member discovered Bird's vehicle near the intersection of Christian County Road 1800 East and Montgomery County Road N. 24th. The truck was on its roof in a creek bottom.


Bird was located in the vehicle and later pronounced dead. Bird was traveling South on 1800 E when the vehicle left the road.   The sheriff's office continues to investigate.

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