Missing Texas Trucker Found in Va.

Man had been living in the woods.

Saturday, May 8, 2010  |  Updated 2:45 PM CDT
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Missing Texas Trucker Found in Va.

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Virginia State Police say they have located a Texas trucker that has been missing since late April.

Authorities say 42-year-old Bobby Don Dooley of Sanger, Texas, was found safe on Saturday morning at a truck stop along Interstate 64 in Louisa County.

He hadn't been heard from since he left his tractor-trailer the truck stop on April 29 or 30. He had sent a text message of his company saying he was quitting his job.

Police say Dooley was found after walking out of the woods behind the truck stop and into the restaurant for a cup of coffee. They say he had been sleeping in a makeshift tent in the woods for the past week.

A trooper gave Dooley a ride to a bus station in Charlottesville for a ride home to Texas.

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