A 26-year-old missing persons mystery has been solved as a submerged pickup truck with a skeleton inside was discovered over the weekend near Hat Rock State Park boat launch


A couple was scuba diving last week near the Hat Rock boat launch when they spotted the Ford Ranger truck in about 20 feet of water.

They called authorities who retrieved the truck which had Washington State plates and was registered to a man who went missing in 1993 26 years ago.

Skeletal remains were found in the truck along with an ID card with the missing mans name Maynard Koen who was reported missing in August of 1993 he was 82 years old at the time of his disappearance.

The remains have been sent to the Oregon State Medical Examiner's Office for further identification


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