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WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — Authorities believe a body pulled from the Little Muddy River is that of a Williston man who was reported missing.

Twenty-nine-year-old Brandon Barnes was last seen at his residence early Wednesday.

KXMC-TV reports that authorities searched the river Thursday after finding tire tracks in the area, and found the body and a pickup truck that appears to belong to Barnes.

The state medical examiner is working to officially identify the body and determine the cause of death.


Information from: KXMC-TV,