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Body of missing Hurley man found inside vehicle at abandoned mine shaft

IRONWOOD, MI (WTAQ) - The body of a missing northern Wisconsin man has been found in his vehicle, after it drove into an abandoned mine shaft which had ten feet of water.

74-year-old Duane Jussila of Hurley was missing since July 5th.

The vehicle was found Sunday in a shaft known as "The Caves" in nearby Ironwood Michigan.

Police said Jussila drove through a barbed-wire fence before plunging into the former mine shaft.

(Story courtesy of Wheeler News Service)