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Missing Ala. teen found alive in car wreck

Nov. 7, 2012 at 4:39 PM   |   Comments

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Nov. 7 (UPI) -- A 19-year-old man who was reported missing in Alabama has been found alive, officials said.

Tyler Campbell, who was reported missing Saturday night, was found about 2 p.m. Tuesday off Interstate 65 North in Tennessee, WHNT-TV, Huntsville, Ala., reported.

Campbell apparently fell asleep at the wheel while driving home from a church event and drove his truck off the road into a ravine. He suffered a broken leg and an injured shoulder.

The teenager was able to climb out of the ravine Tuesday. He crawled under a guard rail and flagged down a passing driver, who dialed 911.

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