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Authorities Search Moraine State Park For Missing Man

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PORTERSVILLE (KDKA) — Search teams combed through Moraine State Park in Butler County Thursday for a missing man, but there’s still no sign of him.

The man has been identified as 62-year-old Nicholas Sopel.

He was last seen on Wednesday.

Officials with the park say that much of their personnel were out Wednesday afternoon searching the area.

A state police helicopter was also flying over the Bear Run boat launch area.

Divers were also been called in to search the water.

His family was looking for him when they found his pickup truck with his wallet and hat still locked inside near the Moraine State Bridge.

Stay with KDKA for the latest on this developing story.

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