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Authorities Find Truck of Missing CalTrans Worker

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Sierra County deputies say they've found the truck of a missing CalTrans worker, along with a man's body near Little Truckee Summit.

Deputies say someone alerted them to a suspicious vehicle near the Treasure Mountain Loop Road early Tuesday morning. Deputies say the resident found an extended cab Ford Ranger truck in a remote area of Tahoe National Forest while horseback riding.

Around 9am, deputies say they found that truck along with a man's body.

45-year-old Patrick McCarthy was reported missing on June 3rd. The equipment operator works out of Susanville, California.

Deputies say McCarthy's family members have been notified and deputies are working to positively identify the remains. Although the cause of death is still under investigation, deputies do not suspect foul play.


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