Libby Man Reported Missing in Dec. Found in Crashed Car

By Beacon Staff

LIBBY — The body of a 76-year-old Libby man who was reported missing in December was found in a crashed vehicle on Montana Highway 56 southwest of Libby last week.

Lincoln County authorities say Vernon Thomen was reported missing on Dec. 19. Montana Department of Transportation workers discovered his crashed car on Thursday.

The patrol tells KECI-TV ( ) the man’s car went off the road in December and struck a large tree, causing fatal injuries.

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