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Missing man's vehicle, clothes found near Roanoke River Overlook

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ROANOKE COUNTY (WSLS 10) - Roanoke County police are looking for a man whose vehicle was found in a parking area near the Roanoke River Overlook.

Police said Joseph Lynn Salmon's vehicle was found in the parking area and some of his clothes were found near the river on September 21. Rangers with the Park Service later found out family and friends had not heard from Salmon.

The Blue Ridge Parkway rangers initiated a search with the Roanoke County Fire and Rescue Department, but Salmon had not been found after several days of searching.

The Department is asking the users of the Parkway and Roanoke River to contact the Emergency Communication Center if Salmon is located. He is described as 63-year-old white male, 5'10 and 165 pounds, with brown hair and eyes.

Anyone with information should call 911 or (540) 562-3265.