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Tuscaloosa police: Body of missing elderly man found in crashed truck in Northport

The body of John Douglas Perry was found in a wrecked truck near New Watermelon Road in Northport on Tuesday.

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Tuscaloosa police say the body of a 77-year-old man who was reported missing earlier this week has been found in a crashed truck.According to Tuscaloosa County Police Sgt. Dale Phillips, the body of John Douglas Perry was found in a wrecked truck near New Watermelon Road in Northport on Tuesday. Authorities say the truck Perry was riding in hit a tree. Phillips says foul play isn't suspected in Perry's death, and authorities are working to determine the cause of the crash. Perry was reported missing Monday morning.

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