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Endangered Missing Person Advisory canceled after elderly Illinois man found dead

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QUINCY (WGEM) -- The Illinois State Police have canceled an Endangered Missing Person Advisory for an elderly Illinois man on Sunday after he was found deceased in Pike County.

Pike County Sheriff David Greenwood said authorities found 82-year-old Ronald Abney dead as a result of a vehicle crash on State Highway 96 just south of Atlas, Illinois.

The Illinois State Police, at the request of the the Pike County Sheriff, issued the Endangered Missing Person Advisory for Abney after he was seen leaving Hardin, Illinois, at 3 p.m. Friday and possibly travelling to Moberly, Missouri.

Greenwood said the Illinois State Police is handling the crash.

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Blake Sammann

Blake Sammann is a reporter and weekend anchor at WGEM News.

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