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Missing truck driver found dead in cab on Ohio Turnpike


UPDATE — 9 a.m. December 16———————————————————-

A trucker who has been missing for weeks was found dead in his truck at an Ohio rest stop.

Ohio troopers were called to the Indian Meadows Service Plaza on the Ohio Turnpike on Friday afternoon for a welfare check, the Toledo Blade reports.

When they arrived, they discovered 63 year old truck driver David C. Day unresponsive in the sleeper berth area of his truck. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol says that they do not suspect foul play and are still investigating the incident.

Day missed a scheduled delivery in Illinois on November 28 and had not been heard from since.

ORIGINAL REPORT————————————————————————

A semi truck driver who missed a scheduled drop off in Illinois in late November has been missing ever since.

On December 4, the Missing Truck Driver Alert Network put out a call for help in locating 63 year old truck driver David C. Day.

Day reportedly fueled in Irving, New York, on November 27, then missed a scheduled delivery in Sterling, Illinois on November 28.

Day’s phone then pinged in Toledo, Ohio, on November 30.

His ELD device is believed to have been disconnected.

Day is described as 5’9″ and 178 pounds with hazel eyes and brown/salt and pepper hair.

The missing truck is a dark red 2011 Volvo VNL64T hauling a trailer with “Al-Amin Brothers Transportation” on the rear doors. The truck’s VIN number is 299508 and license plate number is ILLINOIS P1006352.

If you have information on Day’s whereabouts, you’re asked to call 911 and contact Tom Oswald at [email protected].

MISSING DRIVER ALERT 19-26David C. Day63 years old 5'-9", 178#Hazel eyes, brown/salt/pepper hair Dark Red Volvo…

Posted by Missing Truck Driver Alert Network on Wednesday, December 4, 2019

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