Body of missing elderly man found Friday

Local - 1/24/2014 8:57 PM

MUDDLETY - The body of a Nicholas County man reported missing earlier this week is found.

The Nicholas County Sheriff's Department told Newswatch the body of 79-year-old Dana Carte from Craigsville was located near Muddlety.

Carte was reported missing Monday night near Birch River. The investigation shows he drove his Chevrolet down a dirt road near the State Road garage before the car got stuck on the roadway and eventually caught fire.

Carte escaped but wandered into woods where he eventually succumbed to weather conditions.


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