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Missing Tennessee Teen Lucas Brown Found Alive in Woods

Lucas Brown was located Monday evening in a wooden, mountainous area in Overton County, Tennessee. The teen was transported to a local hospital in stable condition.
Lucas Brown, 17, was last seen Thursday after he told a friend he was going to go ginseng hunting.

Missing Tennessee teen Lucas Brown was found alive Monday evening, the Overton County Sheriff’s Department confirmed.

Officials said Brown was found in a wooded, mountainous area on Nelson Road. He was taken to Livingston Regional Hospital in what appeared to be stable condition, according to NBC affiliate WSMV.

Brown, 17, was last seen Thursday after telling a friend he was going ginseng hunting. Family reported the teen missing Saturday, and police located his car that afternoon.

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