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Troopers say truck driver heard Amber Alert, helped to get two abducted children home safe


The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says that an alert truck driver was the one who sounded the alarm and helped to end a dangerous situation involving two missing girls over the weekend.

Around 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 24, law enforcement in Kansas issued an Amber Alert for two missing children — Nora Jackson, 7, and Aven Jackson, 3.

The alert was issued shortly after a 911 call led police to a homicide scene at a residence in Leavenworth, Kansas. Officers discovered two deceased juvenile males in the home and discovered that the two girls had gone missing with their father, Donny Jackson, 40.

After the Amber Alert went out for a Black 2008 Honda Accord with KS tag 266 MXB, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported that they received a call from a truck driver who had spotted the vehicle traveling westbound on I-40 at mile marker 7 in Beckham County, Oklahoma.

An Oklahoma Corporation Commission Motor Carrier Officer was at exit 7 and spotted the Honda.

After the officer activated his emergency lights, Jackson pulled the Honda over at exit 5 and was taken into police custody without further incident with help from troopers.

The two girls were found safe in the vehicle.


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