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Police locate missing Vigo County man

A Vigo County man who was reported missing more than a week ago, has been found safe.

Posted: Dec. 29, 2018 11:26 AM

HARDIN COUNTY, Ill. (WTHI) - A Vigo County man who was reported missing more than a week ago, has been found safe.

42-year-old Jason Parker was found Friday morning in Hardin County, Illinois.

He was listed as a missing person on December 17th.

Police say they got a tip that Parker had gotten a ride after walking alongside the road in southern Illinois.

He told the driver that he was looking for a friend. The driver then contacted police.

Police say they were able to contact Parker's friend.

They confirmed Parker is staying with that friend, and is okay.

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