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UPDATE: burned car believed to belong to missing man

Simon Powell (Source: Burke Co. Sheriff's Office) Simon Powell (Source: Burke Co. Sheriff's Office)
BURKE COUNTY, GA (WFXG) -

The Burke County Sheriff’s Office says a burned car may belong to a missing 63-year-old man. A family member reported Simon Powell on Thursday. No one has seen him since around 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 1.

Powell was believed to be wearing blue Dickies coveralls and driving his white Ford pickup truck. Investigators say a car matching that description was found burned along Wilson Road around 6 a.m. on Thursday.

Powell has diabetes and needs daily medication. Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Simon Powell are asked to contact the Burke County Sheriff’s Office at (706) 554-2133.

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