Deceased man found with wrecked vehicle

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Emergency and law enforcement crews are seen working the scene where a deceased man was found off U.S. 21 in Elkin Saturday morning between Poplar Springs and Ebenezer Church roads. - Dawn Bagale | The Tribune
Emergency and law enforcement crews are seen working the scene where a deceased man was found off U.S. 21 in Elkin Saturday morning between Poplar Springs and Ebenezer Church roads. - Dawn Bagale | The Tribune
Emergency and law enforcement crews are seen working the scene where a deceased man was found off U.S. 21 in Elkin Saturday morning between Poplar Springs and Ebenezer Church roads. - Dawn Bagale | The Tribune

Emergency and law enforcement officials are investigating the discovery of a body with a wrecked vehicle located in Elkin Saturday morning.

John Shelton, director of Surry County Emergency Services, said the individual was found off the road with a vehicle that was over the embankment near the creek off U.S. 21. The scene was in the woods between Poplar Springs and Ebenezer Church roads.

Shelton said the man will not be identified until an autopsy is performed, which is scheduled for Tuesday.

Lt. Mendy Peles with the Elkin Police Department said at the scene that officials believed the person to be someone who was reported missing Nov. 7.

The Elkin Police Department is investigating the incident.

Emergency and law enforcement crews are seen working the scene where a deceased man was found off U.S. 21 in Elkin Saturday morning between Poplar Springs and Ebenezer Church roads.
https://www.elkintribune.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/web1_009.jpgEmergency and law enforcement crews are seen working the scene where a deceased man was found off U.S. 21 in Elkin Saturday morning between Poplar Springs and Ebenezer Church roads. Dawn Bagale | The Tribune

Emergency and law enforcement crews are seen working the scene where a deceased man was found off U.S. 21 in Elkin Saturday morning between Poplar Springs and Ebenezer Church roads.
https://www.elkintribune.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/web1_001.jpgEmergency and law enforcement crews are seen working the scene where a deceased man was found off U.S. 21 in Elkin Saturday morning between Poplar Springs and Ebenezer Church roads. Dawn Bagale | The Tribune

Emergency and law enforcement crews are seen working the scene where a deceased man was found off U.S. 21 in Elkin Saturday morning between Poplar Springs and Ebenezer Church roads.
https://www.elkintribune.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/web1_002.jpgEmergency and law enforcement crews are seen working the scene where a deceased man was found off U.S. 21 in Elkin Saturday morning between Poplar Springs and Ebenezer Church roads. Dawn Bagale | The Tribune

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